Definition of so-so in English:

so-so

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adjective

Neither very good nor very bad: a happy ending to a so-so season ‘How are you?’ ‘So-so.’
More example sentences
  • The Indians and Yankees have had similar so-so seasons after their usual superb ones, but at least the Indians have a valid excuse.
  • Coming off of a so-so 2000 season, he also has had injury and weight problems.
  • The act of giving up animal foods (and by animal, we include poultry and fish) doesn't automatically transform a so-so diet into a healthful one.
Synonyms
mediocre, indifferent, average, middle-of-the-road, middling, medium, moderate, everyday, workaday, ordinary, tolerable, passable, adequate, fair; inferior, second-rate, uninspired, undistinguished, unexceptional, unexciting, unremarkable, run-of-the-mill, not very good, pedestrian, prosaic, lacklustre, forgettable, amateur, amateurish
informal bog-standard, fair-to-middling, (plain) vanilla, nothing to write home about, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to much
New Zealand informal half-pie

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