late bloomer

Definition of late bloomer

US

  1. :  someone who becomes successful, attractive, etc., at a later time in life than other people She was a late bloomer as a writer.

Word by Word Definitions

lateplay
  1. :  coming or remaining after the due, usual, or proper time

    :  of, relating to, or imposed because of tardiness

    :  of or relating to an advanced stage in point of time or development :  occurring near the end of a period of time or series

  1. :  after the usual or proper time

    :  at or to an advanced point of time

    :  not long ago :  recently

bloomerplay
  1. :  a plant that blooms

    :  a person who reaches full competence or maturity

    :  a stupid blunder

  1. :  a costume for women consisting of a skirt over long loose trousers gathered closely about the ankles

    :  full loose trousers gathered at the knee formerly worn by women for athletics

    :  underpants of similar design worn chiefly by girls and women


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