halfway decent


: fairly good
I'm willing to eat anywhere as long as the food is halfway decent.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web With a current $14.1 million domestic and $39.7 million worldwide total, including a halfway decent $12 million in China, Warner Bros. is hoping for a repeat of The Croods: A New Age. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021 In hard-to-fill roles, such as workers in restaurants, warehouses, fulfillment centers, hotels and other front-line jobs, managers were open to hiring anyone halfway decent. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 4 Aug. 2022 And, yes, quarantine room service will offer a halfway decent vegan spread. Matt Sullivan, Rolling Stone, 29 Jan. 2022 Find a halfway decent driving school, fork over a couple hundred dollars, and let your daughter terrorize an adult who has a Toyota Camry fitted with a passenger-side brake as every New Yorker does at the age of 25 instead of risking your camera crew’s lives for a storyline. Shamira Ibrahim, Vulture, 20 Sep. 2021 The maverick tech mogul has, for reasons that should be obvious to anyone with a halfway decent internet connection, become a stock character. Judy Berman, Time, 1 Apr. 2021 There had to be specific entities set up just to provide halfway decent care for some of these kids. Tirhakah Love, Vulture, 10 Mar. 2023 Peet’s Holiday Spice Frappe This is the one drink from Peet’s that was halfway decent. Hartford Courant, 28 Feb. 2023 There are halfway decent jokes that get run into the ground and subplots that spin their wheels for half the season; a tighter edit might have helped distill the series down to its best material. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Halfway decent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halfway%20decent. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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