hit-and-miss


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hit-and-miss

(hĭt′n-mĭs′)
adj.
Sometimes succeeding and sometimes not.

hit-and-miss

adj
informal random; haphazard: a hit-and-miss affair; the technique is very hit and miss. Also: hit or miss

hit′-or-miss′



adj.
careless; inattentive; haphazard.
[1600–10]
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Projections on a screen at the back of the stage are hit-and-miss, mostly miss for ands not seated in the center rows.
Titus" is in it for the instant laugh track instead of the long haul, and that, with the help of a very plain look, makes for some pretty hit-and-miss stuff.