fifty-fifty

adjective fif·ty-fif·ty \ ˌfif-tē-ˈfif-tē \

Definition of fifty-fifty

1 : shared, assumed, or borne equally
  • a fifty-fifty proposition
2 : half favorable and half unfavorable
  • a fifty-fifty chance

fifty-fifty

adverb

First Known Use of fifty-fifty

1913

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FIFTY-FIFTY Defined for English Language Learners

fifty-fifty

Definition of fifty-fifty for English Language Learners

  • : shared equally

  • : equally good and bad



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