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latecomer

[leyt-kuhm-er] /ˈleɪtˌkʌm ər/
noun
1.
a person who arrives late:
The latecomers were seated after the overture.
Origin of latecomer
1865-1870
1865-70; late + comer
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  • The couch squeezed them as the latecomer shot beyond its ramp, increased its velocity.

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  • The latecomer touched the runway at little more than a hundred miles per hour.

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  • He watched the sun sneak around one stubby wing of the latecomer.

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  • Each tiniest mechanism of the latecomer had functioned perfectly.

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British Dictionary definitions for latecomer

latecomer

/ˈleɪtˌkʌmə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that comes late
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