first loser

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

first loser

  1. (idiomatic) the second place finisher in auto racing competition.
  2. (idiomatic) second place.

Usage notes[edit]

The quotation "Second Place is the First Loser" was apparently popularized by Dale Earnhardt, and repeated frequently by many other drivers since.