latecomer


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late·com·er

 (lāt′kŭm′ər)
n.
1. One who arrives late: waited for the latecomers to be seated.
2. A recent arrival, participant, or convert: a car company that was a latecomer to the hybrid market.

latecomer

(ˈleɪtˌkʌmə)
n
a person or thing that comes late

late•com•er

(ˈleɪtˌkʌm ər)

n.
one that arrives late.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latecomer - someone who arrives late
arriver, comer, arrival - someone who arrives (or has arrived)
Translations
zamudnik

latecomer

[ˈleɪtkʌməʳ] Nrezagado/a m/f, el/la que llega tarde
latecomers will not be admittedno se permitirá la entrada una vez comenzado el acto/espectáculo
the firm is a latecomer to the industryla empresa es nueva en el sector, la empresa acaba de establecerse en el sector

latecomer

[ˈleɪtkʌmər] nretardataire mflate developer nenfant mf au développement tardif
He's a late developer → Il n'est pas précoce., C'est un enfant au développement tardif.

latecomer

nZuspätkommende(r) mf, → Nachzügler(in) m(f) (inf); the product is a latecomer to the marketdas Produkt ist neu auf dem Markt

latecomer

[ˈleɪtˌkʌməʳ] nritardatario/a
References in classic literature ?
Some latecomers took their seats in the stalls, and the curtain rose.
David Dennis's gelding is a latecomer to fences on his 45th start which suggests he might not be a natural, but if he jumps fluently he should have too much class for this field.
Jake Quickenden was mocked as a latecomer - but was central to many of the show's biggest incidents and had a big hand in its success.
This region is a latecomer but it is a latecomer that is set to move aggressively to dominate the African market.
The reconfiguration of a latecomer innovation system; governing pharmaceutical biotechnology innovation in South Korea.
Sony, a latecomer to the booming tablet market, has launched its first devices in an ambitious attempt to grab the second spot in the market dominated by Apple's iPad.
Ghosn also reportedly showed enthusiasm in expanding the alliance's market shares in China and also in Brazil, India and other emerging economies where it is viewed by some as a latecomer.
Anderson, 43, was at PETA's 30th Anniversary where she was asked by event organizers to have her photograph taken with latecomer, "Glee" sensation Lea Michele.
Arriving in China just a year ago, Oriflame is a latecomer compared with Avon, which came to China in 1990, and Nu Skin, which started its retail business on the mainland in 2003.
DAME Edna Everage is a bit of a latecomer in the race to adopt Anna Nicole Smith's baby, but she's nonetheless committed to giving little Dannielynn a home.
The ad was a latecomer, not appearing until the very last issue of the year--16 December--proving true pedigree wins out in the end