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Definition of second-rate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

second-rate

 adjective
adjective
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
 
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not very good or impressive synonym mediocre a second-rate playerExtra examples It’s a very second-rate film. a rather second-rate composer Why do we only produce second-rate films?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: second-rate