An achiever is someone who is successful in their studies or their work, usually as a result of their efforts. A low achiever is someone who achieves less than those around them.

High achievers at British Airways are in line for cash bonuses...

In school, he was not one of the achievers.

...a way to keep low achievers from dropping out.

English dictionary. 2008.

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