halfway decent

idiom

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

Examples of halfway decent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gabby didn’t appear that much other than to organize what appears to be a halfway decent party after last year’s disaster. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 22 Feb. 2024 In short, the higher the chances of the sneak-out scenario, the lower the chances of a halfway decent settlement with Iran. Jacques E. C. Hymans, Foreign Affairs, 9 Dec. 2014 That could mean a halfway decent port of Grand Theft Auto VI could work on the console without the need for the weird streaming solutions or significant graphical downgrades that characterize some current Switch ports. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 5 Dec. 2023 Those days are over, and most halfway decent liquor stores carry at least one brand of cassis. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 30 Dec. 2023 Any halfway decent Swiftie will recognize this brick wall from Tay’s other New York hangs, but more importantly, Brittany’s pics are awash in that particular autumnal filter the pop star uses on some of her snaps with friends. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 8 Nov. 2023 The expectations on most of us in those years don’t go far beyond going to college or getting a job or being halfway decent citizens who don’t embarrass our families. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 11 Sep. 2023 In Arnold, Schwarzenegger finally offers a halfway decent apology for his actions. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 5 June 2023 Saw perhaps fell into a Terminator Trap, whereby lousy sequels soured the audience for when an actually halfway decent installment arrived. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 23 May 2021

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“Halfway decent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halfway%20decent. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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