Second Lady

noun

variants or second lady
plural Second Ladies or second ladies
: 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 season.whitehouse.gov
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

Examples of Second Lady in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Notably, if the Trump-Vance ticket were to win in November, Usha Vance would make history as the first Indian American and first practicing Hindu to serve as Second Lady. Nik Popli, TIME, 17 July 2024 Gisele Barreto Fetterman Gisele Barreto Fetterman is an access and equity advocate, a hugger, and the former Second Lady of Pennsylvania. Gisele Barreto Fetterman, ELLE, 30 Mar. 2023 Gisele Barreto Fetterman is an access and equity advocate, a hugger, and the former Second Lady of Pennsylvania. Gisele Barreto Fetterman, ELLE, 30 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Second Lady was in 1870

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“Second Lady.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Second%20Lady. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

Second Lady

noun
plural Second Ladies
: the wife or female partner of a vice president or of a second in command of a country or jurisdiction
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