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Johnny–come–lately

noun John·ny–come–late·ly \ˈjä-nē-(ˌ)kəm-ˈlāt-lē\

: a person who has recently joined a group, started a new activity, etc.

plural Johnny–come–latelies or Johnnies–come–lately

Full Definition of JOHNNY-COME-LATELY

1
:  a late or recent arrival :  newcomer
2
:  upstart <established families tend to hold themselves above the Johnny-come-latelies — William Zeckendorf †1976>
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First Known Use of JOHNNY-COME-LATELY

1839

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