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See definition of hit and miss on Dictionary.com
  • as inrule of thumb
  • as intrial and error

synonyms for hit and miss

  • criterion
  • pragmatism
  • trial and error
  • unwritten rule
  • analysis
  • examination
  • experiment
  • hit or miss
  • probe
  • research
  • study
  • test
  • cut and try
  • research and development
  • tentation
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How to use hit and miss in a sentence

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
THE RED YEARLOUIS 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.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Miss Thangue replied, impulsively, "I have often wondered if you numbered satiety among your complexities!"
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WORDS RELATED TO HIT AND MISS

  • criterion
  • hit and miss
  • pragmatism
  • trial and error
  • unwritten rule
  • analysis
  • cut and try
  • examination
  • experiment
  • hit and miss
  • hit or miss
  • probe
  • research
  • research and development
  • study
  • tentation
  • test
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.