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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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Someone who you aren't necessarily dating, but someone to have fun with while you are single. It's almost like someone you can have fun/do things with and there wont be any strings attached.
Girl #1: So, whats the story with you and Jason?

Girl #2: No story, he's just my... "ting" for the summer. That's all.

Girl #1: Oh okay, well you go on and do your "ting" girl!
by leinadnavlys August 23, 2010
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the word ting in the chinese language means slim, graceful and elegant. it refers to a pretty girl.

you would say 'that pretty girl is ting.'
by loltalkerhey January 14, 2012
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A jamaican/carribean version of "thing".
Commonly used across the caribbean and in communities in london,new york and miami.
Although usually associated with caribbean communities in london the phrase is used by people of many ethnic backrounds and has become a common word in britains large cities(especially london).
"Ting" is also commonly used by speakers of the london slang language Jafaican.
you got my tings?
by User4567gh August 07, 2010
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