so-so

[ soh-soh, soh-soh ]SEE DEFINITION OF so-so

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SO-SO

My practice is mostly among the poor, or the people that are only so-so.

If strangers come, So-so may bark, which he can do as well as a bigger dog.

"I'll catch him," said So-so, and he put up his tail, and started off.

"There are sixty seconds in every single minute, So-so," said she.

The Main is an easy stream to follow, and the scenery only so-so.

Selim the Baker was well off in the world, but Selim the Fisherman was only so-so.

"So-so," answered the monkey, eying the sparrow with much deliberation.

Oh, so-so; just fair to middling, most of them; about the usual run of shad.

It is to be feared that Remmy Carroll was but a so-so listener.

I am now better, but not yet my own man in the way of brains, and in health only so-so.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s as an adverb, "indifferently;" as an adjective, "mediocre, neither too good nor too bad," 1540s; from so.

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