new-comer

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

new-comer (plural new-comers)

  1. Alternative form of newcomer.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, chapter 18, Jane Eyre:
      Some parleying was audible in the hall, and soon the new-comer entered. He bowed to Lady Ingram, as deeming her the eldest lady present.
    • 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter 1, The Purchase Price:
      This new-comer was a man who in any company would have seemed striking. In complexion fair, and with blue or gray eyes, he was tall as any Viking, as broad in the shoulder.
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