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  • as ininferior
  • as insecond banana

synonyms for second-banana

  • lesser
  • secondary
  • bottom
  • junior
  • less
  • lower
  • menial
  • minor
  • minus
  • peon
  • second
  • subordinate
  • subsidiary
  • back seat
  • bottom-rung
  • entry-level
  • nether
  • second-fiddle
  • second-string
  • smaller
  • subjacent
  • under
  • underneath
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antonyms for second-banana

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  • superior
  • chief
  • important
  • major
  • necessary
  • best
  • better
  • extraordinary
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • foremost
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    How to use second-banana in a sentence

    In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    Roman Pane who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage alludes to another method of using the herb.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    By the second process, it is made to the advantage of the issuer of the notes to hasten their withdrawal himself.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    At first startled, her second thought was that this would be the best possible thing which could happen.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    So far as the right or wrong of having contraband whisky was concerned, I don't think any one gave it a second thought.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    And now let me come to the second problem we opened up in connection with college education—the problem of its extension.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    This gives to the second volume something of the smell of an apple store-room.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO SECOND-BANANA

    • back seat
    • bottom
    • bottom-rung
    • entry-level
    • junior
    • less
    • lesser
    • lower
    • menial
    • minor
    • minus
    • nether
    • peon
    • second
    • second-banana
    • second-fiddle
    • second-string
    • secondary
    • smaller
    • subjacent
    • subordinate
    • subsidiary
    • under
    • underneath
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