What does mediocre mean?

Definitions for mediocre
ˌmi diˈoʊ kərmedi·ocre

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mediocre, second-rateadjective

    moderate to inferior in quality

    "they improved the quality from mediocre to above average"

  2. average, fair, mediocre, middlingadjective

    lacking exceptional quality or ability

    "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"

  3. mediocreadjective

    poor to middling in quality

    "there have been good and mediocre and bad artists"

Wiktionary

  1. mediocreadjective

    Ordinary: not extraordinary; not special, exceptional, or great; of medium quality;

    I'm pretty good at tennis but only mediocre at racquetball.

  2. Etymology: From the late medioker, from the médiocre, from the médiocre, from the Classical mediocris, from medius + ocris; compare mediocrely and mediocrity.

ChatGPT

  1. mediocre

    Mediocre refers to something of average or ordinary quality, lacking excellence or distinction. It implies being mediocre in terms of skill, talent, performance, or overall value, falling below the expected or desirable level of achievement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mediocreadjective

    of a middle quality; of but a moderate or low degree of excellence; indifferent; ordinary

  2. Mediocrenoun

    a mediocre person

  3. Mediocrenoun

    a young monk who was excused from performing a portion of a monk's duties

  4. Etymology: [F. mdiocre, L. mediocris, fr. medius middle. See Mid.]

Wikidata

  1. Mediocre

    Mediocre is the Grammy Award and Latin Grammy nominated debut album of Mexican singer and actress Ximena Sariñana, released in the United States on July 15, 2008. Mediocre reached #10 on Billboard's Latin Pop Albums, and spawned the hit single "Vidas Paralelas". The album gained additional attention when the iTunes Store featured Sariñana's song "Normal" as the canción de la semana — iTunes' free Latino song of the week — during the week of July 8, 2008. Mediocre garnered good reviews from many critics, receiving five stars from SoMinty, four stars from Time Out, and four stars from Rolling Stone magazine. Many critics praise Mediocre for being an eclectic album with a diverse style of songs featuring pop, rock, alternative, and nueva canción styles.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mediocre

    mē′di-ō-kėr, adj. of middling extent or quality: moderate.—n. Medioc′rity, a middle state or condition: a moderate degree: a person of little power or importance. [Fr.,—L. mediocrismedius, middle.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mediocre in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mediocre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mediocre in a Sentence

  1. Ray Douglas Bradbury:

    The good writers touch life often. The mediocre ones run a quick hand over her. The bad ones rape her and leave her for the flies.

  2. Aeisha Mastagni:

    You’re seeing overpayment, or outsized payments, for what is market performance or mediocre performance, directors can’t ignore the issue of pay inequality or rising executive pay.

  3. Trip Miller:

    The media side is just so rapidly changing, so whether Galaxys Edge turns out really well for them or Galaxys Edge's just kind of a mediocre capex spend, I think there's very little risk.

  4. So Katie:

    I told Dalton I'd rather be happy -- like really, really happy -- for five years of my life and die sooner than be mediocre happy and live for twenty years, that was definitely something I had to think about, but when you have those feelings, you just know.

  5. Lily Tomlin:

    Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

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