Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In the second place; second.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In the second place.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In the second place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the second place.

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

  • adv. in the second place

Etymologies

second +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But secondly is the whole "Faces of a Vanishing World" part, whereas like these tribes are changing at such a rapid rate, even in just that one year period, that by bringing back a portrait of themselves, they almost have a connection to their identity as that tribe.

    20-Year-Old Photographer Captures Images Of Africa

  • First off, Obama is spreading himself thin ... secondly, has anyone acually read the AMA voices of the uninsured?

    State of the Union: Powell 'concerned' about Obama's agenda

  • And secondly is the value for money factor - the more chunky a novel (to an extent) the more likely people were to buy something.

    Are Books Just Too Darn Long?

  • I have no problem with constructive services being offered in prison to the residents, but on the same proviso as the decision as to whether to give a custodial sentence or a community one, firstly, will it benefit the community and secondly, is the person going to be receptive to it.

    An Idiots Guide To Dreaming « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • This, secondly, is to be said concerning the event that has draped the land with symbols of sorrow: It has given another signal vindication of Republican institutions -- of government by the people.

    God's Ways Unsearchable

  • Are we doing anything other than just -- well -- letting things drift along, to develop that very trade Which is, to begin with, as I said, at our doors and, secondly, which is just that type of trade that fits in with what we want and what we have to sell in the largest quantities?

    Canada's Relations With China

  • So much for the author's firstly, now for his secondly, which is to acknowledge his large indebtedness in the preparation of this book to that storehouse of anti-slavery material, the story of the life of William Lloyd Garrison by his children.

    William Lloyd Garrison

  • So much for the author's firstly, now for his secondly, which is to acknowledge his large indebtedness in the preparation of this book to that storehouse of anti-slavery material, the story of the life of

    William Lloyd Garrison The Abolitionist

  • And by the way, as to servants, a great man may offend in two ways: either by treating his servants himself superciliously, or secondly, which is quite reconcilable with the most paternal behavior on his own part, by suffering them to treat the public superciliously.

    Theological Essays and Other Papers — Volume 2

  • The most accomplished way of using books at present is twofold: either first to serve them as some men do lords, learn their titles exactly, and then brag of their acquaintance; or, secondly, which is indeed the choicer, the profounder, and politer method, to get a thorough insight into the index by which the whole book is governed and turned, like fishes by the tail.

    A Tale of a Tub

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