Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / second-best
FEEDBACK
See definition of second-best on Dictionary.com
  • as insecond-rate
  • as insecond best

synonyms for second-best

  • crummy
  • inferior
  • below par
  • cheap
  • deficient
  • inadequate
  • low-grade
  • poor
  • rotten
  • second-class
  • shabby
  • shoddy
  • substandard
  • unacceptable
  • unsatisfactory
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for second-best

MOST RELEVANT
  • excellent
  • first-rate
  • superior
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
    QUIZ
    Decode This Quiz On Untranslatable Words
    START THE QUIZ

    How to use second-best in a sentence

    We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Her best-known works are portrait busts, which are numerous.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    Roman Pane who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage alludes to another method of using the herb.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    But the Mexicans were not the people to give up their best province so easily.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
    Choose the synonym for future
    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO SECOND-BEST

    • below par
    • cheap
    • crummy
    • deficient
    • inadequate
    • inferior
    • low-grade
    • poor
    • rotten
    • second-best
    • second-class
    • shabby
    • shoddy
    • substandard
    • unacceptable
    • unsatisfactory
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.