HyperDic: second-stringer

English > 1 sense of the word second-stringer:
NOUNperson second-stringer, substitute, reservean athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
English > second-stringer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced.
Synonymssubstitute, reserve
Member ofbenchThe reserve players on a team
Narrowerbench warmer(sports) a substitute who seldom plays
pinch hitter(baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
Broaderathlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
Spanishreserva, suplente
Catalanreserva, suplent

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