hit-or-miss

[ hit-er-mis ]SEE DEFINITION OF hit-or-miss

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIT-OR-MISS

This has a virtuosity of its own, for all its hit-or-miss appearance.

You've realized that marriage isn't a hit-or-miss proposition.

There was a blue-and-white, hit-or-miss rag rug on the floor.

Matrimony should not be committed in a round-about, indirect, hit-or-miss manner.

Out-crossing or mixing in of new blood is better than hit-or-miss inbreeding.

Do not work and live "hit-or-miss" in your activities day by day.

Augusta gave him a hit-or-miss kiss in the dark, climbed into her bed and went obediently to sleep like a child.

The place was an undistinguished little log town that rambled back from the river up the hill in a hit-or-miss fashion.

The preparations to secure the York boat against the threatening storm were highly characteristic of her hit-or-miss crew.

We had made a wise choice, though on a hit-or-miss formula, and we were content.

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