Johnnie-come-lately

Johnny-come-lately

A newcomer or late arrival to a group or activity. The rest of the staff wasn't too fond of Greg, a Johnny-come-lately who received praise from the manager after just one week on the job. Hurry up, Johnny-come-lately, we've already started today's drills!

Johnnie-come-lately

and JCL
n. someone new to a situation or status. This Johnnie-come-lately doesn’t know what it was like in the old days.
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Okay, the spelling might be slightly differen, and the stakes very slightly lower but Coventry's Johnnie-come-lately reacted in the same cool-headed way as his more famous namesake.