- a person who arrives late: The latecomers were seated after the overture.
Origin of latecomer
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Examples from the Web for latecomer
Mahaffey also notes that the failure of any of the established candidates to emerge from the pack might favor a latecomer.Rick Perry Just Might Run
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Aunt Ophelia: A latecomer to politics, Ophelia Ford is a state senator from Memphis.The Making of Harold Ford
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He watched the sun sneak around one stubby wing of the Latecomer.
Each tiniest mechanism of the Latecomer had functioned perfectly.
The couch squeezed them as the Latecomer shot beyond its ramp, increased its velocity.
The Latecomer touched the runway at little more than a hundred miles per hour.
- a person or thing that comes late
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