Definition of comme ci, comme ça in English:

comme ci, comme ça

adjective & adverb

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

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


French, literally ‘like this, like that’.


comme ci, comme ça

/kɔm si kɔm sa//kɒm ˌsiː kɒm ˈsɑː/