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



    BrE BrE//pəˈfɔːmə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//pərˈfɔːrmər//
    People in theatre
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  1. 1  a person who performs for an audience in a show, concert, etc. a brilliant/polished/seasoned performer See related entries: People in theatre
  2. 2a person or thing that behaves or works in the way mentioned He was a poor performer at school and left with no qualifications. VW is the star performer of the motor industry this year.
  3. Extra examples She’s a seasoned concert performer. The president was a polished television performer. The star performer of the game was Holly, who scored 26 points. By the age of 15, Allan had become an experienced circus performer. She acted with the confidence of a seasoned performer.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: performer