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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
all comers
▪ The marathon is open to all comers.
▪ In the far comer was a bundle of wet straw which he assumed was the bed.
▪ Benstede got up and crossed to the bed in the far comer.
▪ In the far comer of the room, the duffle-coat stirred.
▪ Under a pear tree in the far comer of the orchard was a picturesque timber built shed.
▪ Away in the far comer a three piece band was manfully trying to make itself heard above the din.
▪ A patch of darkness in a far comer seemed somewhat darker than the less dark darkness that surrounded it.
▪ He went to a table; n the far comer, the islanders' corner, of the long bare room.
▪ Next Saturday, the Blues' custodian is back between the posts again, taking on all comers.
▪ If you are a good competitor, you take on all comers.
▪ The Mantela was an honest ship, with no frills, but ready to take on all comers.
▪ I'd take on all comers, especially when I was broke.
▪ Since Gatting and his troops had retained the Ashes just a few days beforehand, they were ready to take on all comers.
▪ These two young artists have been picked by critics as genuine comers.
▪ But some doctors have a history of abusing that trust for profit, prescribing unnecessary and ineffective diet regimes to all comers.
▪ She can hold her own against all torch-bearing, sword-wielding comers, then woo the gods like Aphrodite.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Comer \Com"er\, n. One who comes, or who has come; one who has arrived, and is present.

All comers, all who come, or offer, to take part in a matter, especially in a contest or controversy. ``To prove it against all comers.''
--Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] ||

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"visitor," mid-14c., agent noun from come. Meaning "one showing promise" is attested from 1879. Phrase all comers "everyone who chooses to come" is recorded from 1560s.


n. 1 One in a race who is catching up to others and shows promise of winning. 2 (context figuratively English) One who is catching up in some contest and has a likelihood of victory. 3 One who arrives.

  1. n. someone with a promising future

  2. someone who arrives (or has arrived) [syn: arrival, arriver]

Comer, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia
Population (2000): 1052
Housing Units (2000): 424
Land area (2000): 3.182220 sq. miles (8.241912 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.182220 sq. miles (8.241912 sq. km)
FIPS code: 19084
Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
Location: 34.062921 N, 83.124952 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 30629
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Comer, GA

Comer is Portuguese and Spanish for the verb to eat. It may also refer to:

  • Alan Comer, Magic: the Gathering pro player
  • Anjanette Comer, American actress
  • B. B. Comer, American politician
  • Christine Comer, former Director of Science in the curriculum division of the Texas Education Agency (TEA)
  • Douglas Comer, computer scientist, professor at Purdue University
  • J.W. Comer, American business owner.
  • Samuel M. Comer, movie set decorator
  • Comer, Georgia, United States, a city in Madison County
  • Comercial Mexicana, nicknamed "La Comer"


  • Committee on Monetary and Economic Reform

Usage examples of "comer".

Warsaw Bakery on the comer of Aldine Street and Chanrellor A venue in Newark, N.

I ordered Bassi to give notice that the pit would be two florins and the boxes a ducat, but that the gallery would be opened freely to the first comers.

McGarvey was waiting, and as soon as he got in Carrara headed for the darkest comer he could find and parked.

It would sure be a loss to the world if you clammed up and just scrunched in a comer all day.

Reports emerged testifying to male dogs which, upon dosing with cocaine, became uncontrollably priapic, of bitches suddenly becoming receptive to amorous advances from all comers.

Europe has been very much greater than in former times, the consequence of which is that a change is creeping over the place, from the energy and enterprize of the new comers.

She crept to her favorite comer, for this same hall was the soup kitchen at other times, and watched the dancers dance, just as she used to watch balls at The Forks, and swayed to the music, and prayed that someone would ask her to dance and thought she would sink to the floor in embarrassment if anyone did.

Bridget was a new comer, a remarkably stupid specimen, but Gertrude contrived to obtain from her all the information she needed.

My fancy never lasted longer than a week, and often waned in three or four days, and the last comer always appeared the most worthy of my attentions.

Prudence turned away, and came upon my Lady Lowestoft, in gay talk with Mr Walpole, who, since he lived so close, was naturally a late comer.

On occasion someone unacquainted with the colonel would ask the identity of the slender graying man with the complexion of an Indio puro sitting quietly in a secluded comer of a noisy party, and when they were told this was the famous Mauricio Galpa, they might say, What curious behavior for the guest of honor!

Like every three-by-five card, this card was miscolored and stiff, but its comers were extra frayed, obviously from heavy use.

The new comers sat up immediately and gaped around them, mouths hanging frankly open.

Jewelry on the comer of State and Main, to walk me up the block to the Utopia for my first moviegoing experience --not even seated yet, waiting for my dad to show me what to do, where to sit, how to act .

It was equally true that any comer to the Pinchgut had a good chance of being knocked on the head for his purse, or fractured in a fracas, or merely poisoned by bad whiskey.