Definition of seconder in US English:

seconder

noun

  • See second

    • ‘Frank English could not find a seconder for their proposals.’
    • ‘To register as a candidate, nominees need have their registration form signed by a proposer, a seconder and another eight ascenters.’
    • ‘The failure of the motion came as a bitter blow to Mr Phelan particularly as it did not even get a seconder.’
    • ‘They will most likely record Maloney as proposer (which he was) and Flannery as seconder (which he was not).’
    • ‘Tuesday's election will hear proposers and seconders make their case for each of the three candidates before the voting.’

Pronunciation

seconder

/ˈsɛkəndər//ˈsekəndər/