Synonyms of inferior in English:

inferior


See definition of inferior

adjective

1‘they are regarded as inferior by other staff’

SYNONYMS

lower in status, lesser, second-class, second-fiddle, minor, subservient, lowly, humble, menial, not very important, not so important, below someone, beneath someone, under someone's heel

lower-ranking, lower in rank, subordinate, junior, secondary, subsidiary, ancillary

ANTONYMS

superior, senior

2‘I had to put up with inferior accommodation’

SYNONYMS

second-rate, substandard, low-quality, low-grade, downmarket, indifferent, mediocre, unsatisfactory, shoddy, shabby, deficient, flawed, imperfect, unsound

poor, bad, awful, dreadful, disagreeable, deplorable, wretched, leaving much to be desired

informal grotty, crummy, dire, rotten, lousy, poxy, third-rate, God-awful, not up to much, not up to snuff, the pits

British informal duff, rubbish, ropy, pants, a load of pants

ANTONYMS

first-rate, high quality


noun

1‘how dare she treat him as an inferior?’

SYNONYMS

subordinate, junior, underling, minion, menial

informal bitch

ANTONYMS

superior