Dark horse

in a Sentence

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Definition of Dark horse

a little known competitor that unexpectedly wins

Examples of Dark horse in a sentence

Like a dark horse, the knight came out of nowhere and won the joust.

A dark horse, one minute the boxer was a nobody and the next he was a champion.

Donald Trump emerged from the party a dark horse and ended with the presidency.

The little-known competitor is a dark horse in the world of tennis but has already won several major matches.

Many were surprised the dark horse player won the award since he was relatively new to the game.

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