from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that takes second place, as in a game, sport, or other competition.
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- n. The person who finishes second.
- n. Second favorite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In tennis, golf, and similar games, the player next to the winner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the competitor who finishes second
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