It was a "faute de mieux," in which one would give an honest day's work, and no more.
Why did you not say, 'Miss Adair, I want you to dance with me faute de mieux?'
There is not much in it; but, faute de mieux, it may do very well.
"Most women make fools of themselves over some animal, faute de mieux," she said lightly.
They adopt the habit, as Krafft-Ebing himself says, faute de mieux.
A few weeks ago you deemed us tolerable company, faute de mieux, perhaps.
The quarrel was in its way and faute de mieux a pleasure to both of them, which they were unwilling to relinquish.
It has occurred to me that, faute de mieux, Hobart's office might facilitate such a plan.
The view was certain to be grand, and, faute de mieux, we decided to start for it.
Only a very high vacuum—this was the idea Rose seemed to be getting at—might be expected, faute de mieux, to tolerate Bertie.