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adjective as in crummy

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In the past, it has actually helped the cause of freedom that politics is mostly a pursuit for third-rate talents.

First-rate and third-rate works of the same size brought similar prices.

The north side is occupied by a row of seventeenth-century houses turned into shops and third-rate cafs.

Through Brook Street to the upper Bohemian quarter, where third-rate music-hall artists appear.

With either Mr. Shepard or Mr. Low elected, Tammany would dwindle—as one now beholds it—to be a third-rate influence.

There are too many cheap lawyers and third-rate politicians there.

At last they came to a third-rate house, when a rough, common-looking woman opened the door and shutter.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to third-rate, such as: miserable, rotten, second-rate, shabby, cheap, and contemptible.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.