hit-or-miss

[ hit-er-mis ]
/ ˈhɪt ərˈmɪs /

adjective

careless; inattentive; haphazard: The professor criticized the hit-or-miss quality of our research.

Nearby words

  1. hit up for,
  2. hit upon,
  3. hit wicket,
  4. hit-and-miss,
  5. hit-and-run,
  6. hit-run,
  7. hit-skip,
  8. hitachi,
  9. hitch,
  10. hitch a ride

Origin of hit-or-miss

First recorded in 1600–10

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