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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Our hero works for an advertising agency and has a fourth-rate attitude to most things in skirts.
But Jason was right to inform gurning Sky newsgirl Kay Burley that after completing her fourth-rate efforts with pro partner Fred Palascak she looked "demented".
After its irresistibly effervescent 1994 predecessor, this fourth-rate effort suffered a mass defection.
Premiums were an important source of working capital for many businesses of third or fourth-rate status.
George Bush is a hero for stomping a fourth-rate power, while Jimmy Carter is still reviled for slapping a grain embargo on the Soviets after their invasion of Afghanistan.