fiftyfifty

fifty-fifty

[fif-tee-fif-tee]
adjective
1.
equally good and bad, likely and unlikely, favorable and unfavorable, etc.: a fifty-fifty chance of winning.
adverb
2.
in an evenly or equally divided way: The board voted fifty-fifty on the merger.
Idioms
3.
go fifty-fifty (on), to share equally in the cost, responsibility, or profits (of): We went fifty-fifty on the dinner check.
Also, 50-50.


Origin:
1910–15, Americanism

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fifty-fifty
 
adj, —adv
informal shared or sharing equally; in equal parts

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