- adj. 二流的；二等的；二级的；平凡的
moderate to inferior in quality;
"they improved the quality from mediocre to above average"
- second rate 二等的
The play was second-rate and provincial.出自： O. Wilde
Not very good books..but good of a second-rate kind.出自： A. Thirkell
Greek literature is the real thing and Latin a second-rate imitation.出自： E. Wilson
'Luke couldn't make that sort of high grade. He was born second rate.'出自： N. Bawden