be no better than (a) sth Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “be no better than (a) sth” - English Dictionary

Definition of "be no better than (a) sth" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

be no better than (a) sth

If you say that someone is no better than a ​person who is ​unpleasant or ​unkind, you ​mean that they have ​behaved in a ​similar way to this ​type of ​person: People who don't ​pay for a ​busticket are no better than ​commoncriminals.
(Definition of be no better than (a) sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be no better than (a) sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 和…几乎一样,比…好不到哪儿去…
in Chinese (Traditional) 和…幾乎一樣,比…好不到哪裡去…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More