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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person whose ability or value is moderate to inferior in quality

Usage examples (33)
  • He might easily develop into rather a second-rater.
  • He did not point out that Hughie was a set-up, a second-rater.
  • To me, willful destruction is the mark of the second-rater, or of the failure.
  • Jim Kirk was a second-rater compared to John Grimes and his exploits "under cover". for more
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