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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced.

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  • Current second-stringer Jared Lorenzen had a much tougher night.
  • (As events bore out, second-stringer Chuck Schumer substituted just fine.)
  • New York Times second-stringer Charles Isherwood was less toxic but no less tsk-tsking.
  • He led the team in receiving in each of its two major scrimmages and will head into fall as a second-stringer. for more
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