: marked by extremes (as of success and failure or prosperity and depression)
ski-area operators agree that theirs is uniquely a feast-or-famine businessWilliam Gilman
it follows … that mineral exploitation is a feast-or-famine industryH. A. Meyerhoff

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“Feast-or-famine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feast-or-famine. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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