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a pathetic/poor/sad excuse for something - definition and synonyms


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phrase informal
  1. someone or something that is of very bad quality

    We have a failing economy and a pathetic excuse for a President.

This is the British English definition of a pathetic / poor / sad excuse for something. View American English definition of a pathetic / poor / sad excuse for something.

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See also main entry: excuse

mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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