What Does the Slang Term “Hit or Miss” Mean?

“Hit or miss” is a popular slang term that is much more recent than most and is being used on a much more regular basis because of its popularity. If you have heard or seen this term being used and were searching for what it meant, then thank your lucky stars that search led you here.

Below you will find all you want to know about the phrase including its meaning, information on its origin, optional meanings if there are any, and some example conversations featuring the phrase in the correct context to help you further understand it. You will also discover some alternative words or phrases that you can substitute for this phrase in conversation to convey the same message.

“Hit Or Miss” Meaning

What Does “Hit Or Miss” Mean?

The slang term “hit or miss” is a derogatory remark made to women regarding their sexual encounters. “Hitting” is a slang term used to imply sexual intercourse and the term is used to insinuate that a girl’s sexual partners never miss, meaning she is ready and willing to sleep with anyone when given the chance.

Origin of Hit Or Miss

The origin of the slang phrase “hit or miss” comes from a song named Mia Khalifa by the artist iLOVEFRiDAY. The term became popular because the song was featured in a popular meme on TikTok, a short video sharing site. The song is titled after a Saudi Arabian porn star and makes fun of her because her strict culture does not pair well with her occupation. The song lyrics ask hit or miss and then imply that her boyfriends never miss meaning she doesn’t turn them down when they want to sleep with her.

Other Meanings

People have used the term “hit or miss” to play a game of sorts where one person is given the name of someone and they decide whether they would hit them or miss them, meaning would they have sex with them or would they pass. The phrase “hit or miss” can also be used to mean that sometimes things happen and sometimes they don’t.

Example Conversations

A text discussion between two friends.

  • Friend 1: Quick! Dwayne Johnson…. hit or miss?
  • Friend 2: Oh, that’s not even a question. Hit definitely!
  • Friend 1: LOL! Yeah, that one was too easy.

An online conversation between some Instagram users.

  • User 1: (posts picture of herself) Hit or miss y’all?
  • User 2: Oh, I would hit that!
  • User 3: Miss and I bet your boyfriend doesn’t kiss ya either.
  • User 1: Rude!

Alternatives to “Hit Or Miss”

There are several alternative phrases that you could use in place of the phrase “hit or miss” and still convey the same meaning. Some of the other phrases that you could use include:

  • Smash or pass
  • F@#k or not
  • Bang or Bail

“Hit Or Miss” Meaning Infographic

Hit Or MissPin

Latest posts by 7ESL (see all)

Leave a Comment