second string

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

second string (plural second strings)

  1. (sports) A unit of players which is considered to have a secondary level of talent and which usually plays after the first string.

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AdjectiveEdit

second string

  1. (idiomatic) Not as good; of a lower quality or condition.
    I got a new pair of shoes, so I think I'll use the old, second string pair in my garden.
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 23:27