Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
See also: second string
- belonging to the second string of a team
- substitute or replacement
- second most important
2011 December 7, Phil McNulty, “Man City 2 - 0 Bayern Munich”, in BBC Sport:
- Having worked so hard to reach the Champions League, elimination will be a bitter blow for Mancini and City as they join neighbours United in Europe's second-string competition.