Definitions for second fiddle
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person serving in a subsidiary capacity.
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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