Definition of late developer in English:

late developer

noun

  • A person who matures or flourishes at a later age than usual.

    ‘a late developer, he burst to prominence last year’
    • ‘As an architect, he was a late developer.’
    • ‘The 35-year-old attacking midfielder is a late developer who only took the game up seriously at the age of 19.’
    • ‘There is nothing wrong or untoward about being a late developer—many races are won by those who had a poor start.’
    • ‘By the time my schoolmates and I reached the age of 15, I, the late developer, had stayed more or less the same size.’
    • ‘I went abroad at 27, so I'm a late developer.’