hit-or-miss

hit-or-miss

[hit-er-mis]
adjective
careless; inattentive; haphazard: The professor criticized the hit-or-miss quality of our research.

Origin:
1600–10

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hit-or-miss

adjective
dependent upon or characterized by chance; "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss" [syn: haphazard
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