hit or miss(redirected from hit-or-miss)
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hit or missalso hit and miss
not planned carefully and as likely to be bad as to be good Hiring has often been hit or miss – we never really knew whether a person was qualified until after they started working here.
hit or miss
Haphazardly, at random. For example, She took dozens of photos, hit or miss, hoping that some would be good. [c. 1600]