Definition of Foregoer

1. n. One who goes before another; a predecessor; hence, an ancestor; a progenitor.



2. n. One who forbears to enjoy.

Definition of Foregoer

1. Noun. (alternative form of forgoer) ¹

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Definition of Foregoer

1. one that foregoes [n -S] - See also: foregoes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foregoer

forefronts
foregain
foregainst
foregame
foreganger
foregangers
foregather
foregathered
foregathering
foregathers
foregear
foregift
foregleam
foreglimpse
forego
foregoer (current term)
foregoers
foregoes
foregoing
foregoing(a)
foregone
foregone conclusion
foregone conclusions
foreground
foreground processing
foregroundable
foregrounded
foregrounding
foregrounds
foreguard

Literary usage of Foregoer

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"ducts to some place or in a course: foregoer (rare or archaic), conductor, predecessor (rare or spec.); spec, header, lead, here- toga (Old Eng. hist. ..."

2. On Heroes, Hero-worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle, John Chester Adams (1907)
"In the footsteps of his foregoer; yet with improvements, with changes where such seem good ; at all events with enlargements, the Path ever widening itself ..."

3. The Great English Essayists by William James Dawson, Coningsby Dawson (1909)
"In the footsteps of his foregoer; yet with improvements, with changes where such seem good; at all events with enlargements, the Path ever widening itself ..."

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