Third rate

third-rate

[thurd-reyt]
adjective
1.
of the third rate, quality, or class.
2.
distinctly inferior: a third-rate performance.

Origin:
1640–50

third-rater, noun
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third-rate
 
adj
not of high quality; mediocre or inferior
 
'third-'rater
 
n

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