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Even so, it’s possible latecomers may leapfrog the competition.

The observed bats didn’t leave to go foraging together, but if a latecomer ran into a friend already slurping on a cow, that friend was likely to scoot over and share its tasty spigot.

Anyway, Jones hates the thought of customers cooling their heels in long lines and wondering why tables are going unseated, when in fact they’re empty due to latecomers or no-shows.

Mahaffey also notes that the failure of any of the established candidates to emerge from the pack might favor a latecomer.

Aunt Ophelia: A latecomer to politics, Ophelia Ford is a state senator from Memphis.

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.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to latecomer, such as: beginner, immigrant, neophyte, novice, rookie, and alien.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.