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Definition of hit-and-miss adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hit-and-miss

 adjective
adjective
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(also hit-or-miss)
 
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not done in a careful or planned way and therefore not likely to be successful The procedure is far too clumsy and hit-and-miss. The professor’s deafness made conversation a hit-and-miss affair.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hit-and-miss