hit–or–miss

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adjective \ˌhit-ər-ˈmis\

Definition of hit–or–miss

  1. :  marked by a lack of care, forethought, system, or plan; also :  hit-and-miss

1848

First Known Use of hit–or–miss

1848


HIT–OR–MISS Defined for English Language Learners

hit–or–miss

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adjective \ˌhit-ər-ˈmis\

Definition of hit–or–miss for English Language Learners

  • : not carefully planned or directed

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