Definition of second-class citizen
- I've been treated like a second-class citizen.
: of or relating to a second class
: the second and usually next to highest group in a classification
: cabin class
: a class of U.S. or Canadian mail comprising periodicals sent to regular subscribers
: an inhabitant of a city or town
: a member of a state
: a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it
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