Synonyms for mediocre

Synonyms for (adjective) mediocre

Synonyms: mediocre

Definition: poor to middling in quality

Usage: there have been good and mediocre and bad artists

Similar words: bad

Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities

Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice


Synonyms: average, fair, mediocre, middling

Definition: lacking exceptional quality or ability

Usage: a novel of average merit; only a fair performance of the sonata; in fair health; the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average; the performance was middling at best

Similar words: ordinary

Definition: not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree

Usage: ordinary everyday objects; ordinary decency; an ordinary day; an ordinary wine


Synonyms: mediocre, second-rate

Definition: moderate to inferior in quality

Usage: they improved the quality from mediocre to above average

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of low or inferior quality