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goer

[goh-er] /ˈgoʊ ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that goes:
We sat in the lobby watching the comers and goers.
2.
a person who attends frequently or habitually (usually used in combination):
churchgoer; moviegoer.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see go1, -er1
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Examples for goer
  • My mom's a big beach-goer and is pretty particular on her sunning spots.
  • He was not a play-goer, being of such fastidious taste that he was easily disgusted by the bad filling up of the inferior parts.
  • And often much closer than a museum-goer could ever be.
British Dictionary definitions for goer

goer

/ˈɡəʊə/
noun
1.
  1. a person who attends something regularly
  2. (in combination) filmgoer
2.
an energetic person
3.
(informal) an acceptable or feasible idea, proposal, etc
4.
(Austral & NZ, informal) a person trying to succeed
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Word Origin and History for goer
n.

late 14c., "one who goes on foot, a walker," agent noun of go. From mid-13c. as a surname. Of a horse, especially of one that goes fast (1690s); hence transferred use, of persons, "one who lives loosely" (c.1810).

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