hit-and-miss


hit–and–miss

adjective \ˌhit-ən-ˈmis\

: sometimes successful and sometimes not : not always good or successful

Full Definition of HIT-AND-MISS

:  sometimes successful and sometimes not :  not reliably good or successful

First Known Use of HIT-AND-MISS

1897

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