comme ci comme ça

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Borrowing from French comme ci comme ça (literally like this like that). It is sometimes incorrectly spelled as "cum si cum sa," and "cum ci cum ca."

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comme ci comme ça (not comparable)

  1. Neither good nor bad; so so; tolerable, passable, indifferent.
    The dessert was pretty good, but the meal was comme ci comme ça.

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comme ci comme ça (not comparable)

  1. Neither very well nor very poorly.
    How did he do at the tryouts? Oh, comme ci comme ça.

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comme ci comme ça

  1. comme ci comme ça, so-so