Definition of secondly in English:



  • In the second place (used to introduce a second point or reason)

    ‘he was presented first of all as a hopelessly unqualified candidate and secondly as an extremist’
    • ‘This is mal-practice for two reasons, people use their phones and secondly fill up their bins.’
    • ‘But secondly, I think it comes back to this piece: we have to teach people management and at the moment we do not.’
    • ‘A business, secondly, must earn the going cost of capital on all the money in the business.’
    • ‘Firstly, he picked them up, and secondly, only turned around under duress.’
    • ‘Firstly I don't feel either tactic would work, and secondly I think the price of petrol is still too low.’
    furthermore, also, moreover
    second, in the second place, next
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