The definition of mediocre is something that is just average, or not very good.(adjective)
When your dinner is edible but not very good, this is an example of when it is mediocre.
See mediocre in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr médiocre < L mediocris < medius, middle (see mid) + ocris, a peak < IE base *a-, sharp > L acer
See mediocre in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French médiocre
Origin: , from Latin mediocris
Origin: : medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + ocris, a rugged mountain; see ak- in Indo-European roots.
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