Johnny-come-lately



[jon-ee-kuhm-leyt-lee] /ˈdʒɒn iˌkʌmˈleɪt li/

noun, plural Johnny-come-latelies, Johnnies-come-lately.
1.
a late arrival or participant; newcomer:
the Johnny-come-latelies producing space-war films after the trend had ended.
noun (pl) Johnny-come-latelies, Johnnies-come-lately
1.
a brash newcomer, novice, or recruit

modifier

: a Johnny-comelately quasi-solution

noun

A newcomer, as in She may be a Johnny-come-lately on the board, but she’s doing a fine job with publicity. [ 1830s ]

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