hit-or-miss


hit-or-miss
hit-or-miss *random, haphazard, happy-go-lucky, desultory, casual, chance, chancy

New Dictionary of Synonyms. 2014.

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  • hit or miss — also[hit and miss] {adv.} In an unplanned or uncontrolled way; aimlessly; carelessly. * /George didn t know which house on the street was Jane s, so he began ringing doorbells hit or miss./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit or miss — also[hit and miss] {adv.} In an unplanned or uncontrolled way; aimlessly; carelessly. * /George didn t know which house on the street was Jane s, so he began ringing doorbells hit or miss./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit and miss — See: HIT OR MISS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit and miss — See: HIT OR MISS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit-and-miss — • hit or miss • hit and miss adj Unplanned; uncontrolled; aimless; careless. John did a lot of hit or miss reading, some of it about taxes. Mary packed her bag in hurried, hit or miss fashion …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit-or-miss — • hit or miss • hit and miss adj Unplanned; uncontrolled; aimless; careless. John did a lot of hit or miss reading, some of it about taxes. Mary packed her bag in hurried, hit or miss fashion …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit and miss — hit and/or miss if something is hit and miss, you cannot be certain of its quality because it is sometimes good and sometimes bad. We used a cheap printer, but the quality was a bit hit or miss. Weather forecasting used to be a very hit and miss… …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit or miss — hit and/or miss if something is hit and miss, you cannot be certain of its quality because it is sometimes good and sometimes bad. We used a cheap printer, but the quality was a bit hit or miss. Weather forecasting used to be a very hit and miss… …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit-and-miss — adj also .hit or miss done in a way that is not planned or organized →↑random ▪ The campaign was rather a hit and miss affair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hit\ and\ miss — • hit or miss • hit and miss adv In an unplanned or uncontrolled way; aimlessly; carelessly. George didn t know which house on the street was Jane s, so he began ringing doorbells hit or miss. •• unsystematic; random; relying on chance; not… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit\ or\ miss — • hit or miss • hit and miss adv In an unplanned or uncontrolled way; aimlessly; carelessly. George didn t know which house on the street was Jane s, so he began ringing doorbells hit or miss. •• unsystematic; random; relying on chance; not… …   Словарь американских идиом


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