Definition of comme ci, comme ça in English:

comme ci, comme ça


  • Used, especially in answer to a question, to convey that something is neither very good nor very bad; so-so.

    ‘“How's it going?” “Oh, comme ci, comme ça.”’
    • ‘How goes the battle, you ask, well comme ci comme ça, sometimes good, sometimes not so good.’
    • ‘Overall, it's comme ci, comme ça.’
    • ‘Sometimes it's "comme ci, comme ça" and sometimes it's very personal.’


comme ci, comme ça

/kôm ˈsē kômˈsä/ /kəm ˈsi kəm ˌsɑ/


French, literally ‘like this, like that’.