Definitions for second banana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. straight man, second banana(noun)

    a performer who acts as stooge to a comedian

  2. second fiddle, second banana(noun)

    someone who serves in a subordinate capacity or plays a secondary role

Wiktionary

  1. second banana(Noun)

    A comedian who plays a secondary or supporting role, especially as straight man and traditionally in vaudeville or burlesque theatre.

  2. second banana(Noun)

    A person who serves in a supporting, secondary, or subsidiary capacity; an assistant.

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