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so-so

1. adjective Neither especially good nor especially bad; average, passable, or mediocre. A: "How was the movie?" B: "Eh, so-so." The book had a very compelling setup, but so-so writing dragged it down.
2. adjective In an average, passable, or mediocre manner; not especially well but not especially badly. The film only did so-so during its opening weekend, but it proved to be a consistent earner for weeks to come. The computer is very affordable, but that's only because it runs so-so during normal usage.

so-so

1. mod. average; mediocre. It was just so-so. Nothing to write home about.
2. mod. tipsy; alcohol intoxicated. They were so-so after a while—in front of the television with all that beer and stuff. He’s so-so, but he can still stand up.