toss-up

noun
\ ˈtȯs-ˌəp How to pronounce toss-up (audio) , ˈtäs- \

Definition of toss-up

1 : something that offers no clear basis for choice
3 : an even chance

First Known Use of toss-up

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Toss-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toss-up. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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toss-up

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English Language Learners Definition of toss-up

: a situation in which there is no clear right choice or in which what will happen is not known

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