Synonyms of 'mediocre'
second-rateDictionary, average, ordinaryHis university record was mediocre.
another second-rate politician
I was only average academically.
The food here is cheap, but very ordinary.
She had starred in several indifferent movies.
They enjoyed only middling success until 1963.
His style is so pedestrian that the book is really boring.
The cassettes were of inferior quality.
Foreign vacations have become commonplace nowadays.
Their lunch was only so-so.
The text is banal.
Is there anywhere tolerable to eat in town?
I was a run-of-the-mill kind of student.
The meal was passable, but nothing special.
his short and undistinguished career as an art student
The script was singularly uninspired.
bog-standard (British, Irish, slang)
no great shakes (informal)
The album is no great shakes.
half-pie (New Zealand, informal)
fair to middling (informal)
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Thesaurus for mediocre from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you describe something as mediocre , you mean that it is of average quality but you think it should be better .