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second-rate

Synonyms of second-rate in English:

adjective

  • he replied tetchily that he never made second-rate films
    substandard, below standard, below par, bad, deficient, defective, faulty, imperfect, inferior, mediocre;
    abject, poor, appalling, abysmal, atrocious, awful, terrible, dismal, dreadful, unsatisfactory, low-grade, third-rate, jerry-built, shoddy, crude, tinny, trashy, rubbishy, miserable, wretched, lamentable, deplorable, pitiful, inadequate, insufficient, unacceptable, execrable, frightful
    informal crummy, dire, bum, diabolical, rotten, sad, tatty, tacky, tenth-rate
    British informal ropy, duff, rubbish, pants, a load of pants, grotty
    vulgar slang crap, crappy
    archaic direful
    rare egregious
    [Antonyms] first-rate, excellent
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