Definition of discoverer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dɪˈskʌvərə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈskʌvərər//
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  1. 1the first person to become aware that a particular place or thing exists Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin
  2. 2a person who finds somebody/something that was hidden or that they did not expect to find I was the lucky discoverer of a very valuable painting.