second in command

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Noun[edit]

second in command (plural seconds in command)

  1. Alternative spelling of second-in-command
    • 2012 April 26, Tasha Robinson, “Film: Reviews: The Pirates! Band Of Misfits :”, The Onion AV Club:
      None of it amounts to much, particularly given that it’s all in the service of a man wanting to win a meaningless contest he doesn’t deserve to win, and the question of whether his noodlehead crew and his surprisingly competent second in command (Martin Freeman) will still respect him throughout.