Origin of hit-or-miss
How to use hit-or-miss in a sentence
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
The most recent issue contains detailed instructions for building car bombs, and the magazine frequently draws up hit-lists.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The big slug happened to hit the suspect in the street, passing through his arm and then striking Police Officer Andrew Dossi.
Myerson herself appears to have bought into that stigma, offering mixed to negative views on the Miss America pageant.
So, why no Jewess in the mix of more recent and diverse Miss Americas?
But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
Other Idioms and Phrases with hit-or-miss
Haphazardly, at random. For example, She took dozens of photos, hit or miss, hoping that some would be good. [c. 1600]