latecomer latecomer  /ˈleɪt kə mər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who arrives late

Usage(s):

  1. If you're a latecomer to his charms, you'll wish your alleged friends had demanded that you start watching a lot sooner.
  2. As can often be the case, the latecomer has the advantage.
  3. Yang is a relative latecomer to the game.

News

  • Vietnam PM's son-in-law gets McDonald's franchise

    HANOI, Vietnam -- McDonald's said Tuesday it will open its first burger restaurant in Vietnam after awarding the franchise to the son-in-law of the Communist-ruled nation's prime minister. The fast-food chain is a relative latecomer to Vietnam where other Western consumer brands such as Starbucks, Subway and Pizza Hut have already opened stores.
    on July 16, 2013     Source: The Arizona Republic

Quotes

  1. "There are a lot of imams going around (suggesting) people watch the first episode this evening," said Elmasry, who is also an imam. "I believe it's about time for Muslims to laugh at themselves - we are a latecomer into comedy."
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Mohamed Elmasry Source: Canada.com

  2. "I'm not a latecomer to the NRA," Mr. Huckabee said. "I was the first governor in America to have a concealed carry permit, so don't mess with me."
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: New York Times

  3. In an interview, Merkley called Smith "a latecomer to recognizing the damage, after he helped to create that damage."
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Jeff Merkley Source: Salem Statesman Journal

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