hit–and–miss

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adjective \ˌhit-ən-ˈmis\

Definition of hit–and–miss

  1. :  sometimes successful and sometimes not :  not reliably good or successful

1897

First Known Use of hit–and–miss

1897


HIT–AND–MISS Defined for English Language Learners

hit–and–miss

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adjective \ˌhit-ən-ˈmis\

Definition of hit–and–miss for English Language Learners

  • : sometimes successful and sometimes not : not always good or successful


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