Definition of mediocre in English:

mediocre

Syllabification: me·di·o·cre
Pronunciation: /ˌmēdēˈōkər
 
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adjective

Derivatives

mediocrely

adverb
More example sentences
  • So surely it is safe to assume that, if I have played mediocrely at times, then so have other people.
  • There are some really frustrating parts, not so much because it's hard or done poorly, but because they compare so mediocrely to the really good parts.
  • It demands concentration, precision, dedication, and above all the freedom to perform well, mediocrely or badly without, usually, anyone else realizing except ourselves.

Origin

late 16th century: from French médiocre, from Latin mediocris 'of middle height or degree', literally 'somewhat rugged or mountainous', from medius 'middle' + ocris 'rugged mountain'.

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