Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun second-string

1 sense of second string

Sense 1
second string -- (a squad of players that are available either individually or as a team to relieve or replace the players who started the game)
       => team, squad -- (a cooperative unit (especially in sports))

Antonyms of adj second-string

1 sense of second-string

Sense 1
second-string -- (being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team; "a second-string pitcher")

INDIRECT (VIA secondary) -> primary -- (of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest")

Similarity of adj second-string

1 sense of second-string

Sense 1
second-string -- (being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team; "a second-string pitcher")
       => secondary (vs. primary) -- (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")

2020, Cloud WordNet Browser