Obama may be mediocre on the issue, but Romney is downright nonsensical.
Not even a mediocre film can erase the allure of the great romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
I've since redeployed my athletic energies to less hopeless endeavors: it's a lot more fun to be a mediocre skier.
This is a mediocre speech filled with clichés of the moment lifted from airport bookshelves.
I would rather watch a great tennis player than a mediocre one, unless the latter is a friend or a relative.
There remained on her horizon only the friendly youths of mediocre attainments that she met in her daily life.
I'm only sorry that a man who might be brilliant is content to be mediocre because of his prejudices.
Often a mediocre, commonplace man suffices to give the critical turn to thought or interest.
Assuredly, Didymus of Alexandria is no mediocre philosopher.
He must be obscure, insignificant and mediocre—in thought, act, speech and sympathy.
1580s, from Middle French médiocre (16c.), from Latin mediocris "of middling height or state, moderate, ordinary," figuratively "mediocre, mean, inferior," originally "halfway up a mountain," from medius "middle" (see medial (adj.)) + ocris "jagged mountain" (cf. Greek okris "peak, point," Welsh ochr "corner, border," Latin acer "sharp;" see acrid). As a noun, "medicore thing or person," by 1834.