doer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From do +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

doer (plural doers)

  1. Someone who does, performs, or executes; an active person, an agent.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, page 295:
      Though his name was closely linked to that of Physiocrats, he was less an armchair intellectual like Quesnay or the elder Mirabeau than a doer in the vein of Bertin and Trudaine [...].
    • 2008, Aleksandra Lojek-Magdziarz, The Guardian, 25 Mar 2008:
      In schools, submission, not curiosity, was a highly valued virtue. Thinkers were out, doers were in.

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Adverb[edit]

doer

  1. way over there; far away
    Hulle gesels daar doer.
    They're talking way over there.
    Doer, anderkant die berge!
    Far away, on the other side of the mountains!

Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

doer

  1. Indefinite plural of do

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese doer, from Latin dolēre, present active infinitive of doleō.

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Verb[edit]

doer (past participle doído)

  1. hurt

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