- s of inferior status or quality
a second-class citizen
- The people who live in projects like those where last week's riots raged are treated as second-class citizens.
- In every country, on every continent in places where women are soaring to new heights, and in places where too many women remain second-class citizens women and men can .
- Superdelegates are not second-class delegates,' says Joel Ferguson, who will be a superdelegate if Michigan is seated.
- Martha Coakley in BusinessWeek
It is unconstitutional "for the federal government to decide who is married and to create a system of first- and second-class marriages," state Attorney General Martha Coakley said in a statement.
- Terry Francona in MLB.com
For a coach, this is, in some cases, two-fifths of their salary for the year,Francona said. "This is a big deal. I don't agree that coaches are second-class citizens. That has never sat well with me, ever."
- Brian Griese in USA Today
First and foremost, as an offense we have to step up,Griese said. "I think that playing offense is an attitude, and I think since I've been here, the offense has been kind of second-class citizens. Hopefully I can bring a little bit of...