WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ˈsec•ond ˈthought, n. [countable]
Often, second thoughts. [plural] an act of reconsidering a previous action, position, etc., often because of doubts as to its correctness:We had second thoughts about firing her.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017 sec′ond thought′,
- Often, second thoughts. reservation about a previous action, position, decision, judgment, or the like:He had second thoughts about his decision.
- on second thought, after reconsideration:On second thought, I don't think I'll go.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
second thought n
- (usually plural) a revised opinion or idea on a matter already considered
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