Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

so–so

play
adverb \ˈsō-ˈsō\

Definition of so–so

  1. :  moderately well :  tolerably



Circa 1530

First Known Use of so–so

circa 1530


2

so–so

adjective

Simple Definition of so–so

  • : neither very good nor very bad : fair or average

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of so–so

  1. :  neither very good nor very bad :  middling <a so–so performance>

1542

First Known Use of so–so

1542


SO–SO Defined for Kids

1

so–so

play
adverb \ˈsō-ˈsō\

Definition of so–so for Students

  1. :  fairly well <She plays the violin just so-so.>




2

so–so

play
adjective

Definition of so–so for Students

  1. :  neither very good nor very bad <a so-so movie>




Learn More about so–so

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of so–so


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up so–so? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

dog-eating-apple

Which is a synonym of asperse?

beat placate defame divulge
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ