second glance

Definition of second glance

:attention or notice paid to something
  • He passed her by without (giving her) a second glance.

Word by Word Definitions

second play
  1. : next to the first in place or time

  2. : next to the first in value, excellence, or degree

  3. : inferior, subordinate

  1. : one that is number two in a series — see Table of Numbers

  2. : one that is next after the first in rank, position, authority, or precedence

  3. : one that assists or supports another

  1. : the 60th part of a minute of angular measure

  2. : the 60th part of a minute of time : 1/86,400 part of the mean solar day

  3. : an instant of time : moment

  1. : to give support or encouragement to : assist

  2. : to support (a fighting person or group) in combat : bring up reinforcements for

  3. : to support or assist in contention or debate

glance play
  1. : to strike a surface obliquely so as to go off at an angle

  2. : to make sudden quick movements

  3. : to flash or gleam with quick intermittent rays of light

  1. : a quick intermittent flash or gleam

  2. : a sudden quick movement

  3. : a rapid oblique movement


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