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Synonyms for second-ratesec·ond-rate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mediocre, second-rateadjective

    moderate to inferior in quality

    "they improved the quality from mediocre to above average"

    Synonyms:
    fair, average, mediocre, middling

    Antonyms:
    superior

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  1. List of paraphrases for "second-rate":

    second-class

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#774average
#1667fair
#21488mediocre
#85796middling

How to use second-rate in a sentence?

  1. The Trump campaign:

    Unlike Megyn Kelly, who resorts to putting out statements via FOX News, Mr. Trump will continue to defend himself against the inordinate amount of unfair and inaccurate coverage he receives on her second-rate show each night.

  2. Judy Garland:

    Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

  3. Judy Garland:

    Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else.

  4. Cyril Connolly:

    A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.

  5. Judy Garland:

    Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.

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