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synonyms for patchy

  • erratic
  • fitful
  • irregular
  • sketchy
  • uneven
  • random
  • variable
  • varying
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antonyms for patchy

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  • continuous
  • even
  • level
  • regular
  • smooth
  • consistent
  • unspotted
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How to use patchy in a sentence

Some patchy drizzle is possible, which seems likely to be of the freezing variety if so, given the low temperatures.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: RAW TODAY. ICINESS THREAT GROWS SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY.A. CAMDEN WALKERFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We may continue to see this patchy precipitation through midmorning or so before it subsides.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: SNOW AND WINTRY MIX TAPER OFF THIS MORNING, WHILE ICE CONCERNS MOUNT FOR SATURDAYDAVID STREITFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The group facing the monument seemed to duck and scurry in unison before bending down to the patchy grass, collecting piles of snow and hurling balls back in the other direction.
AFTER 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW, AN ICY NIGHT AHEAD IN D.C. AREA. SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE MONDAY.JASON SAMENOW, DAN STILLMAN, ANDREW FREEDMANFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Indonesia, which had one of the fastest growing airline industries in the world prior to Covid, has a patchy safety record when it comes to air accidents.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE MISSING BOEING 737 PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED OVER THE JAVA SEACLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERJANUARY 10, 2021FORTUNE
Express forecastForecast in detailAfter patchy slick spots this morning from refreeze ice, then from snow showers later, it’s a chilly — but not one of our extreme — Christmases.
UPDATED D.C.-AREA FORECAST: VERY COLD THROUGH SATURDAY WITH BITTER WIND CHILLSA. CAMDEN WALKER, JASON SAMENOWDECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Relying on local health agencies to prioritize TSA officers could lead to a patchy rollout of vaccinations.
TSA MANAGERS TOLD TO PLEAD WITH LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS FOR EARLY CORONAVIRUS VACCINE ACCESSANDREW BECKER, IAN DUNCANDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Express forecastForecast in detailAfter patchy refrozen spots this morning from Wednesday’s ice and snow, we have a decent couple days ahead.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: A COUPLE MORE CHILLY DAYS, BEFORE A SLOW WARM UPA. CAMDEN WALKERDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The rain has also eased and should be light and patchy the next hour or two.
SLEET AND SNOW PULL AWAY AFTER MIDNIGHT LEAVING BEHIND FALLING TEMPERATURES AND ICY SPOTSJASON SAMENOW, DAN STILLMANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
We could see some patchy low clouds or fog develop late in the night.
PM UPDATE: GENERALLY PLEASANT WEATHER LASTS THROUGH FRIDAYIAN LIVINGSTONDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The works, as wholes, are not altogether satisfactory in the matter of form, and appear somewhat patchy.
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WORDS RELATED TO PATCHY

  • brindled
  • dappled
  • freckled
  • mosaic
  • motley
  • mottled
  • particolored
  • patchy
  • peppered
  • punctate
  • spotted
  • spotty
  • sprinkled
  • studded
  • variegated
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