Second Lady

variants: or second lady
plural Second Ladies or second ladies

Definition of Second Lady

: the wife or female partner of a vice president or of a second in command of a country or jurisdiction Today, Second Lady Karen Pence unveiled the 2020 Christmas decorations and theme "Old Fashioned Christmas," which highlights the simple joys and vintage feels of the holiday After all, she continued teaching at Northern Virginia Community College during the eight years she served as second lady, working closely with the historic then-first lady Michelle Obama.— Maria Puente

First Known Use of Second Lady

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Second Lady.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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