patchy definition

  • adjective:
    • Made up of or marked by spots: patchy pants.
    • Uneven in quality or performance: Their work is patchy at best.
    • filled with, or covered with, patches; abounding in patches.
    • maybe not continual or continuous; intermittent or unequal.
    • Full of, or covered with, spots; abounding in spots.
    • irregular or unequal in quality, surface, etc.
  • others:
    • high in spots; happening in spots.
    • Cross; peevish. Compare cross-patch. Trollope.
    • Inharmonious; consists of incongruous components; lacking unity of design in execution: stated specifically of a work of art or a bit of decoration.

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