new-comer (plural new-comers)
- 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.
- 1915, Emerson Hough, The Purchase Price, chapterI:
- 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.