So-so a. Neither very good nor very bad; middling; passable; tolerable; indifferent.
In some Irish houses, where things are so-so,
One gammon of bacon hangs up for a show. --Goldsmith.
He [Burns] certainly wrote some so-so verses to the Tree of Liberty. --Prof. Wilson.
So-so, adv. Tolerably; passably.
adj : neither good nor bad; "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" [syn: indifferent,
passable, so-so(p), tolerable]
adv : in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner; "she plays
tennis tolerably" [syn: acceptably, tolerably]
[ant: unacceptably, unacceptably]