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Noun: second class  se-kund klãs
  1. Not the highest rank in a classification
     
  2. Not the highest quality in a classification
     
  3. A class of accommodations on a ship, train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations
    - cabin class, economy class
Adverb: second class  se-kund klãs
  1. By second class conveyance
    "we travelled second class"
Adjective: second-class  se-kund klãs
  1. Of inferior status or quality
    "a second-class citizen"; "second-class accommodations"

Derived forms: second classes

See also: inferior

Type of: accommodation, inferiority, low quality, rank

Encyclopedia: Second class