Definition of no or little better than in English:

no (or little) better than

Just (or almost) the same as (something bad); merely: viceroys who were often no better than bandits
More example sentences
  • The fuel efficiency per passenger mile travelled by train is no better than that of an average diesel car carrying two people.
  • The rides are good, but no better than what's on offer at Alton Towers.
  • My Spanish no better than when I left England, I beckoned towards the hostel address in my guidebook.
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Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌɪmpjʊˈdɪsɪti
noun
lack of modesty