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1. miss

verb. ['ˈmɪs'] fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind.

Synonyms

  • overlook

Antonyms

  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • missen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • missan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hit Or Miss

  • preexists
  • alusuisse
  • reminisce
  • dismiss
  • consists
  • resists
  • remiss
  • persists
  • insists
  • furniss
  • exists
  • enlists
  • twiss
  • swiss
  • suisse
  • suess
  • stys
  • pris
  • phariss
  • kriss
  • kris
  • fliss
  • flis
  • fariss
  • criss
  • cris
  • chriss
  • chris'
  • chris
  • brys

Example sentences of the word hit-or-miss


1. Noun Phrase
Disability-friendly accommodations in Rome are hit or miss.

2. Noun Phrase
Eating out in India can be a very hit or miss affair.

2. miss

verb. ['ˈmɪs'] feel or suffer from the lack of.

Synonyms

  • repent
  • regret
  • want
  • desire

Antonyms

  • male sibling
  • nonmember
  • parent
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • missen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • missan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. miss

verb. ['ˈmɪs'] fail to attend an event or activity.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • neglect
  • skip

Antonyms

  • stop
  • stay
  • drop out
  • carefulness

Etymology

  • missen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • missan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. miss

verb. ['ˈmɪs'] fail to reach or get to.

Synonyms

  • move
  • go wrong
  • go
  • locomote
  • miscarry
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • husband
  • stand still
  • ascend

Etymology

  • missen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • missan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] cause to move by striking.

Synonyms

  • double
  • drive
  • slice
  • whang
  • racket
  • propel
  • volley
  • ground
  • carry
  • triple
  • hole
  • cannon
  • pop
  • bunker
  • hook
  • smash
  • snick
  • loft
  • hole out
  • foul
  • backhand
  • follow through
  • drag a bunt
  • impel
  • pitch
  • toe
  • top
  • ground out
  • pull
  • play
  • single
  • dribble
  • clap
  • undercut
  • bunt
  • shell
  • connect
  • putt
  • bounce
  • shoot
  • kill
  • croquet
  • heel
  • fly
  • shank

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • get off
  • unhitch
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument.

Synonyms

  • bludgeon
  • buffet
  • fustigate
  • club
  • poke
  • slog
  • pound
  • nail
  • cudgel
  • bonk
  • conk
  • touch
  • whap
  • bop
  • slam
  • pop
  • bang
  • buff
  • hook
  • smash
  • pitch into
  • pummel
  • smite
  • swat
  • swipe
  • crack
  • thump
  • bat
  • lay into
  • boom
  • whack
  • swig
  • bean
  • thwack
  • sandbag
  • cosh
  • slug
  • pommel
  • wallop
  • clap
  • lace into
  • get
  • bash
  • brain
  • smack
  • tear into
  • cut
  • belt
  • blast
  • kick
  • lam into
  • sock
  • wham
  • stun
  • catch
  • whop
  • punch
  • plug
  • biff

Antonyms

  • unbelt
  • undershoot
  • praise
  • cheer

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] hit against; come into sudden contact with.

Synonyms

  • clash
  • thud
  • glance
  • touch
  • stub
  • run into
  • bang
  • jar against
  • bottom
  • knock against
  • bump into
  • knock
  • rear-end
  • bottom out
  • collide with
  • collide
  • broadside
  • connect
  • strike
  • bump
  • spang
  • spat
  • impinge on
  • butt against

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hit

noun. ['ˈhɪt'] (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball).

Synonyms

  • base hit
  • exploit
  • feat
  • safety

Antonyms

  • spread
  • divide
  • ride
  • idle

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] hit with a missile from a weapon.

Synonyms

  • grass
  • injure
  • kneecap
  • strike
  • blast
  • shoot
  • pip
  • gun down

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • go
  • take away
  • repel

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] reach a destination, either real or abstract.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • surmount
  • summit
  • ground
  • access
  • arrive at
  • peak
  • find
  • locomote
  • get at
  • culminate
  • top
  • move
  • bottom out
  • go
  • run aground
  • catch up
  • breast
  • reach
  • attain
  • make
  • gain
  • get through
  • come through
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • straighten
  • unequivocal

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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