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second-string

sec·ond-string

second-string

 
pronunciation:
se knd strIng
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or designating a player or team that is kept ready to substitute for any primary player or players in an athletic contest.
definition 2: subordinate, or available as a second choice.
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derivation: second-stringer (n.)