Meanings of "Johnny-come-lately"
The expression is used for a new comer to dismiss his importance due to a lack of experience.
Example: The author of the book was under attack because he was a Johnny-come-lately to the field and didn’t have the reputation that the older, more established
Letteralmente “Gianni-arrivato-di recente”.
Un’ultimo arrivato in materia.
выскочка; парвеню; новичок; человек, пришедший в последнюю минуту или слишком поздно.
"Johnny-come-lately" in lyrics
So you hide behind them paper and them records that made me
Immunization, on papers I'm 18
Selling some rights for this Johnny come lately
Like fate in some bars, you think it fucking going to change me?