second–class

adjective

Definition of second–class

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a second class

  2. 2 :  mediocre; also :  socially, politically, or economically deprived

First Known Use of second–class

circa 1838




SECOND–CLASS Defined for English Language Learners

second-class

adjective

Definition of second–class for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to second class

  • : not given the same rights or treatment as the rest of the people in a society

  • : not of the best quality

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