noun(a sec) informal
A second; a very short space of time: stay put, I’ll be back in a sec
More example sentences
- It takes a few secs to adjust to the unfamiliar Indian customs and British accents, but once you do, you're hooked.
- I stared at my feet for a few secs until someone came up behind me.
- Just look at him, hold it for a couple secs, and then you're free to bolt.
late 19th century: abbreviation.