Definitions for second fiddle
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second fiddle, second banana(noun)
someone who serves in a subordinate capacity or plays a secondary role
a secondary role or function
"he hated to play second fiddle to anyone"
A fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle.
The person playing second fiddle.
A sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.
Second Fiddle is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Adrienne Corri, Thorley Walters, Lisa Gastoni and Richard Wattis. Second Fiddle is currently missing from the BFI National Archive, and is listed as one of the British Film Institute's "75 Most Wanted" lost films.
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If you stop prioritizing your marriage and allow it to play second fiddle to work, your partner will probably start to feel isolated and angry.
He's the driving force in our sport. I was the bad guy. I felt second fiddle, but as all things have come around, he deserves everything, all the accolades he can get.
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