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  1. Johnny-come-lately(Noun)

    A newcomer; a novice; an upstart.

    She might take offense if some Johnny-come-lately thinks he can do a better job.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of johnny-come-lately in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of johnny-come-lately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Douglas Smith:

    His biggest problem will be the perception of a Johnny-come-lately, and there are just so many hurdles.

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