Second Gentleman

noun
variants: or second gentleman
plural Second Gentlemen or second gentlemen

Definition of Second Gentleman

: the husband or male partner of a vice president or of a second in command of a country or jurisdiction It will be Emhoff's first solo trip as the nation's first Second Gentleman, according to a White House official.— Ryan Boetel Other lawmakers offered their respects to Sicknick on Wednesday morning, and Vice President Kamala Harris came with second gentleman Doug Emhoff.— Nicholas Wu et al. Weber is also the Second Gentleman of Minnesota; he is the spouse of the state's lieutenant governor.Slate Future Madame Presidents and Second Gentlemen are depending on you.— Elissa Strauss

First Known Use of Second Gentleman

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Second Gentleman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Second%20Gentleman. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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