from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A secondary role.
  • noun One who plays a secondary role.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun music A fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle.
  • noun music The person playing second fiddle.
  • noun idiomatic A sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a secondary role or function
  • noun someone who serves in a subordinate capacity or plays a secondary role


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