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Definition of "mediocre" []

  • Moderate to inferior in quality; ordinary. See Synonyms at average. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mediocre" in a sentence
  • "I don't like the term mediocre man, because it's personal and insulting, and I'm not addressing that part to anyone."
  • "I'm wouldn't (yet) go so far as to use the term mediocre - they've still got a shot at something, and they do play in the strongest division in baseball - but this year, most of the"
  • "What raises all of this above the mediocre is the intimacy and immediacy of the narrative voice ....."