an electoral procedure in which if no candidate emerges as a clear winner in a first ballot, candidates at the bottom of the poll are eliminated and another ballot is held among the remaining candidates
noun, Informal. 1. a comic who supports the leading comedian, often as a straight man, especially in burlesque or vaudeville. 2. any person who plays a secondary role or serves in a subsidiary capacity. second banana second banana see under top banana
noun, Baseball. 1. the second in order of the bases from home plate. 2. the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases.
noun, Baseball. 1. the player whose position is second base.
noun 1. the next to the best in performance, achievement, craftsmanship, etc. adjective 1. next to the best 2. (informal) come off second best, to be defeated in competition noun 3. an inferior alternative Also, second class . Next after the first in rank or quality, inferior to the best, as in We aren’t satisfied […]