number two

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  1. someone or something that is second in rank, order, or importance.
  2. defecation: used especially by or with reference to children.
  1. make/do/go number two, Informal. to defecate: used especially by or with reference to children.

Origin of number two

First recorded in 1905–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for number two

Contemporary Examples of number two

  • News Corp. is sticking to the position—at least for now—that there will be no number-two person.

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    Murdoch's Next Move

    Kim Masters

    February 24, 2009

Historical Examples of number two

  • At least she meant to stalk, but one does not really stamp about much in number-two, heelless, pink-satin mules.

    Love Stories

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

British Dictionary definitions for number two

number two

  1. euphemistic the act or an instance of defecation
  2. a haircut in which the hair is cut close to the head with an electric shaver
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