a comic who supports the leading comedian, often as a straight man, especially in burlesque or vaudeville.
any person who plays a secondary role or serves in a subsidiary capacity.
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- second adventists,
- second amendment,
- second axiom of countability,
- second balkan war,
- second ballot,
- second base,
- second baseman,
- second best,
- second birth,
- second blessing
Compare top banana.
Origin of second banana
First recorded in 1950–55
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see under top banana.
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