mediocer

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mediocer (comparative more mediocer, superlative most mediocer)

  1. Obsolete form of mediocre.
    • 1906, C. Hanford Henderson in Educational Foundations, Volume XVIII, №. 3, page #184:
      A home atmosphere which is constantly critical may protect us from poor writing and other mediocer performance, but it also has the tendency to rob us of the chance of better things.

Usage notes[edit]

  • It is difficult to determine if there was ever a time when this was an alternative spelling, rather than a misspelling.