Meaning of “hit-or-miss” in the English Dictionary

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"hit-or-miss" in American English

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hit-or-missadjective

/ˈhɪt·ərˈmɪs/ also hit-and-miss, /ˈhɪt·ənˈmɪs/

as likely to be bad as to be good, esp. because of not being planned or organized well:

The service you get in these big stores can be hit-or-miss, depending on the salesperson you talk to.

(Definition of “hit-or-miss” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)