What is another word for second-rate?

426 synonyms found


[ sˈɛkəndɹˈe͡ɪt], [ sˈɛkəndɹˈe‍ɪt], [ s_ˈɛ_k_ə_n_d_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t]

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How to use "Second-rate" in context?

When people use the term "second-rate," it generally means something is not as good as it could be. Sometimes second-rate means the product is not good quality, or it is not up to the quality or standards of something first-rate.

When we use the term "second-rate," it often has negative connotations. We often think of it as a downgrade, or as something that is not good enough. It can make us feel like we are not good enough, or that we are not up to the same standards as other people.

However, sometimes second-rate can also be a term of appreciation.

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