more or less

[more or less] {adv. phr.} 1. Somewhat; rather; mostly; fairly.

Earl made some mistakes on the test, but his answers were more orless right.

Ed is more or less intelligent.

Betty believesmore or less in fairies.

Compare: IN A WAY. 2. About; nearly; notexactly, but almost.

The new building cost more or less what thebuilder figured.

It is a mile, more or less, from his home to theschool.

He has wanted to date her more or less since he first sawher.

Compare: OR SO.