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hit-and-miss

[hit-n-mis] /ˈhɪt nˈmɪs/
adjective
1.
sometimes successful or rewarding and sometimes not.
Origin of hit-and-miss
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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hit-and-miss

adjective
1.
(informal) random; haphazard: a hit-and-miss affair, the technique is very hit and miss Also hit or miss
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