To you or me he would have looked like what he was, a second or third-rate tragedian.
There are numerous second- and third-rate hotels in the city and suburbs.
There are too many cheap lawyers and third-rate politicians there.
They tell us what it is, a third-rate city in a stony wilderness.
He is a music master, or a penny-a-liner, or a third-rate artist.
From that time, the latter took his position as a third-rate man.
As a boy, I have seen it ranked only as a third-rate seaport.
Carr says we have not a more useful,—but third-rate, my dear.
I'd rather not attempt anything in which I can never be more than third-rate.
"Sheila Vaughn or Morissey, a sort of third-rate actress," he answered.