Antonyms of adj first-string

2 senses of first-string

Sense 1
first-string -- (of members of a team; not substitutes)

INDIRECT (VIA regular) -> irregular -- (contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices")

Sense 2
first-string -- (being a regular member of a team; "first-string players")

INDIRECT (VIA primary) -> secondary -- (being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams")

Similarity of adj first-string

2 senses of first-string

Sense 1
first-string -- (of members of a team; not substitutes)
       => regular (vs. irregular) -- (in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties")

Sense 2
first-string -- (being a regular member of a team; "first-string players")
       => primary (vs. secondary) -- (of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest")

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