From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Performer \Per*form"er\, noun One who performs, accomplishes, or fulfills; as, a good promiser, but a bad performer; especially, one who shows skill and training in any art; as, a performer of the drama; a performer on the harp.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
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