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Related to so-so: tenaciously, temporarily, impatiently, obviously, permanently, bewildering

so-so

(sō′sō′)
adj.
Neither very good nor very bad; passable: a so-so performance; feeling so-so.
adv.
Neither very well nor very poorly; passably: I swam so-so, but better than yesterday.

so-so

adj
(postpositive) neither good nor bad
adv
in an average or indifferent manner

so′-so`

or so′ so`,



adj.
1. neither very good nor very bad; indifferent or mediocre.
adv.
2. in a passable manner; tolerably.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.so-so - being neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French"
ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
Adv.1.so-so - in an acceptable (but not outstanding) mannerso-so - in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner; "she plays tennis tolerably"

so-so

(Informal)
adjective average, middling, fair, ordinary, moderate, adequate, respectable, indifferent, not bad (informal), tolerable, run-of-the-mill, passable, undistinguished, fair to middling (informal), O.K. or okay (informal) Their lunch was only so-so.
Translations

so-so

[ˈsəʊˈsəʊ] ADVregular, así así
"how are you feeling?" - "so-so "-¿cómo te encuentras? -regular or -así así

so-so

adj pred, adv (inf)soso, so la la

so-so

[ˈsəʊsəʊ] adj & adv (fam) → così così

so

(səu) adverb
1. (used in several types of sentence to express degree) to this extent, or to such an extent. `The snake was about so long,' he said, holding his hands about a metre apart; Don't get so worried!; She was so pleased with his progress in school that she bought him a new bicycle; They couldn't all get into the room, there were so many of them; He departed without so much as (= without even) a goodbye; You've been so (= very) kind to me!; Thank you so much!
2. (used to express manner) in this/that way. As you hope to be treated by others, so you must treat them; He likes everything to be (arranged) just so (= in one particular and precise way); It so happens that I have to go to an important meeting tonight.
3. (used in place of a word, phrase etc previously used, or something previously stated) as already indicated. `Are you really leaving your job?' `Yes, I've already told you / said so'; `Is she arriving tomorrow?' `Yes, I hope so'; If you haven't read the notice, please do so now; `Is that so (= true)?' `Yes, it's really so'; `Was your father angry?' `Yes, even more so than I was expecting – in fact, so much so that he refused to speak to me all day!
4. in the same way; also. `I hope we'll meet again.' `So do I.'; She has a lot of money and so has her husband.
5. (used to express agreement or confirmation) indeed. `You said you were going shopping today.' `So I did, but I've changed my mind.'; `You'll need this book tomorrow, won't you?' `So I will.'
conjunction
(and) therefore. John had a bad cold, so I took him to the doctor; `So you think you'd like this job, then?' `Yes.'; And so they got married and lived happily ever after.
ˌso-ˈcalled adjective
wrongly described or named in such a way. Your so-called friends have gone without you!
ˌso-ˈso adjective
neither very good nor very bad. His health is so-so.
and so on/forth
and more of the same kind of thing. He reminded me of what I owed him and so on.
or soorso as to
in order to. He sat at the front so as to be able to hear.
so far, so good
all is well up to this point. So far, so good – we've checked the equipment, and everything's ready.
so that
1. with the purpose that; in order that. I'll wash this dress so that you can wear it.
2. with the result that. He got up very late, so that he missed the bus and was late for work.
so to say/speak
if one may use such an expression; in a way; it could be said. The dog is, so to speak, a member of this family.

so-so

بَيْـنَ بَيْـنَ jakž takž så som så so la la έτσι κι έτσι así así niin ja näin comme ci comme ça tako-tako così così まあまあ 그럭저럭 zozo sånn passe tak sobie mais ou menos так себе så där อย่างงั้นๆ แหละ şöyle böyle tàm tạm 一般化
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