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late bloomer

noun
1.
a person whose talents or capabilities are slow to develop:
A late bloomer, she wrote her first novel when she was almost 50.
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  • Ordonez is a high-average, little-power late bloomer.
  • Rodman was a late bloomer when it came to basketball.
  • The authors describe a late bloomer as anyone who defies the notion that his or her best years are over and who regards.

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