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Second banana   /sˈɛkənd bənˈænə/   Listen
Second banana

noun
1.
A performer who acts as stooge to a comedian.  Synonym: straight man.
2.
Someone who serves in a subordinate capacity or plays a secondary role.  Synonym: second fiddle.






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Words linked to "Second banana" :   subsidiary, subordinate, performing artist, performer, underling, straight man, second fiddle, foot soldier



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