|1.||[ adjective ] of no exceptional quality or ability|
|Synonyms:||average middling fair|
"a novel of average merit" "only a fair performance of the sonata" "in fair health" "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average" "the performance was middling at best"
|2.||[ adjective ] moderate to inferior in quality|
"they improved the quality from mediocre to above average" "he would make a poor spy"
|3.||[ adjective ] poor to middling in quality|
"there have been good and mediocre and bad artists"