Not good, not bad, but a negative term nonetheless. Often used to describe something that is average, but was expected to be much better.
She was a mediocre student who could have been much better.
A city known for barbecued ribs and a love of sports. Also known for being located mostly in Missouri, not Kansas.
I went to KC to meet my grandmother.
To catch up to and catch the attention of somebody far ahead.
Flag down the ice cream truck, son- We eat like kings tonight!
What someone who is clearly defeated in an argument will say to try and end the argument before being beaten even more soundly.
Greg: And that, dipstick, is why rocket shoes will never work.
Bryant: Don't talk to me, loser.
Not mandatory; A decision can be made in this situation.
Watching TV is more often than not optional.
Nomar Garciaparra's team.
The Chicago Cubs finally have a hard-working player who doesn't urinate on his hands.
A speech; discourse.
I fell asleep during his confabulation.