fourth-rate


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fourth-rate

adj
censorious of very low quality, value, or rank
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fourth-rate

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But I think I can manage to be a sort of fourth-rate burglar.
N1 expects that the framework agreement will be able to meet n1~s, Today-known wishes, To fourth-rate meters.
A 48-gun fourth-rate ship-of-the-line launched in 1695, captured by the French in 1704 but soon recaptured, and broken up in 1709.
We should be trying to create world-class universities, able to take on the likes of Yale, Oxford or the Sorbonne; what we do instead is to seek to emulate a fourth-rate liberal arts college in downtown Arkansas.
However, Berlusconi has countered these claims by saying that he didn't care what "third-rate or fourth-rate officials" had to say about him.
We've a council devoted to turning our town centre into an identikit, multi-outlet, soon to be a desert, and a self-styled Assembly Government comprising a fourth-rate bunch of political nonentities, led by a monosyllabic bungler.
And while everyone gets steamed up about the astronomical salaries paid to fourth-rate TV stars, particularly the 18 million quid wasted on dreary Jonathan Dross, the biggest scandal is that the BBC is handsomely rewarding useless dork Steve McClaren to commentate on a tournament he so brilliantly kept England out of.
It couldn't succeed against the Germans or Italians, but Headquarters RAF decided that the Buffalo would suffice against the poorly constructed (canvas and paper), fourth-rate fighters the Japanese flew (according to the RAF's air intelligence).
Instead of promoting study of the Bard's works, all this hot air will do is to get lots of people who went to third and fourth-rate fee-paying schools to show what big chips they have on their shoulders over the fact they weren't bright enough to get into a real public school, like Eton, Rugby, Malvern, Shrewsbury or Cheltenham Ladies.
5 STEVE Coogan playing Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards in a film about the shambolic, fourth-rate, red-haired failure who made British sport a laughing stock.
Steve Bruce has proved once again that he will not stand up to the board and he is a fourth-rate manage like his signings.
These banal phrases are usually placed alongside works and at tire exits of fourth-rate galleries, but this time they "are" the work.