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second–rate

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adjective sec·ond–rate \ˌse-kən(d)-ˈrāt\

Simple Definition of second–rate

  • : not very good : of ordinary or inferior quality

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of second–rate

  1. :  of second or inferior quality or value :  mediocre <a second–rate restaurant>

second–rateness noun
second–rater play \-ˈrā-tər\ noun

1669

First Known Use of second–rate

1669

Rhymes with second–rate

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SECOND–RATE Defined for Kids

second–rate

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adjective sec·ond–rate \ˌse-kənd-ˈrāt\

Definition of second–rate for Students

  1. :  of ordinary or second quality or value <She buys second-rate clothing.>




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