View definitions for second-fiddle
adjective as in inferior
adjective as in lesser
adjective as in lower
adjective as in subordinate
Bill declined to play the second-fiddle parts; he took himself out of Mary's orchestra entirely.
He found it hard to believe a man of my sort, so self-assured, would stand the truth from a man of his second-fiddle sort.
Mrs. Fox-Darriel found the rle of second-fiddle a little dull; still, it was well worth while to play it.
They might have found a place for me, too, had I consented to play second-fiddle where I had been used to lead the band.
On this page you'll find 143 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to second-fiddle, such as: lesser, secondary, bottom, junior, less, and lower.
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