What is the meaning of so-so?


  • Being neither good nor bad.
    • usage: "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French"


  • In an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner.
    • usage: "she plays tennis tolerably"
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