Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Mediocre (Page: 908)

Me"di*o`cre (?), a. [F. médiocre, L. mediocris, fr. medius middle. See Mid.] Of a middle quality; of but a moderate or low degree of excellence; indifferent; ordinary. A very mediocre poet." Pope.


Mediocre (Page: 908)

Me"di*o`cre, n.

1. A mediocre person. [R.]

2. A young monk who was excused from performing a portion of a monk's duties. Shipley.