Origin of third-rate
OTHER WORDS FROM third-ratethird-rater, noun
Words nearby third-rate
How to use third-rate in a sentence
Historically the reelection rate for members of Congress is in the area of 95 percent.
The third suspect, an 18-year-old named Hamyd Mourad, who turned himself in, is part of the same extended family.
With a mortality rate of 70 percent, the more cases that arise, the deadlier this epidemic becomes.
Officials have said the war to reclaim upward of a third of Iraq and a quarter of Syria from ISIS could take years.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Third parties in turn quibbled with his accounts, and he was irritated, but not overly so.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.
This was somewhat tiresome; and, after a rather feeble attempt at a third laugh, Davy said, "I don't feel like it any more."Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
In future years the poor-rate (so-called) will include, in addition to these, all other rates levyable by the Corporation.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
On the third day after the declaration of his recall, Ripperda took his official leave, and presented his son in his new office.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter