Jul 26 Word of the Day
Noun: a friend who is usually only called upon by a friend when a more primary/prominent friend is unavailable.

Taken from the term β€œsecond string” in an athletic competition situation. In football, if the star quarterback gets injured during a play, the second string is called off the bench to replace him/her. A β€œSecond String Friend” is essentially benched until needed, if ever.

Synonyms: Plan B, Second Choice, Secondary Friend, Benched Until Needed
I got a call from X the other night. She had an extra ticket to a concert she bought for a friend, but they couldn’t make it so she called me to ask if I wanted to go because I am her Second String Friend.
by Deus-ex-machina August 26, 2020
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A meme originating from over-the-top flexing, usually in relation to ones outfit or style.
Hypebeast #1 - Bro, how you going to show up to graduation wearing a jean jacket, jean-shorts combo?

Hypebeast #2 - You know I had to do it to em.
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A phrase made by Lucky Luciano on Twitter. We know we had to do it to em.
Me :Now I can't even listen to Bruno Mars because of you Lucky.
Lucky Luciano: You know I had to do it to em.
Me: *Overdoses on heroin and crack cocaine*.
by TurboPowered April 19, 2018
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