Part of speech:
Something used to cover one's true purpose; a decoy.
A venture that offers a great reward if successful but has very little chance of success.
Not well known or widely known:
One that has little talent or success:
Find another word for dark-horse. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dark-horse, like: unexpected winner, unlikely winner, stalking-horse, outside shot, little chance, slim chance, underdog, long-shot, outside-chance, remote possibility and poor bet.