Synonyms to dark horse

also ran, aspirant, baby kisser, bankrupt, booby, candidate, defeated candidate, defeatee, duck, dud, failure, fall guy, false alarm, favorite son, flop, game loser, good loser, good sport, hopeful, lame duck, loser, office seeker, political hopeful, presidential timber, running mate, sport, stalking-horse, stooge, the vanquished, underdog, victim, washout, Leibnizian optimist, Pollyanna, addict, also-ran, applicant, aspirer, bidder, chiliast, claimant, collector, coveter, desirer, devotee, fancier, freak, hankerer, hoper, irrepressible optimist, lover, millenarian, millennialist, millennian, optimist, perfectibilist, perfectibilitarian, perfectionist, petitioner, philosophical optimist, postulant, ray of sunshine, seeker, solicitant, solicitor, suitor, suppliant, supplicant, utopian, votary, wanter, wisher, yearner, bare possibility, chance, conceivability, conceivableness, contingency, dou