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adjective as in blotchy, irregular

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Barcelona is also dealing with some injuries of its own and its defense has been pretty spotty.

Service was spotty and talk times were restricted, even though most Americans nowadays can place as many calls as they want.

The sun returns tomorrow, but an active pattern persists with spotty snow and rain Monday night and Tuesday, and then another potential winter storm between late Wednesday and Friday.

In the morning, we do not expect a lot to be happening, although some spotty mixed precipitation or light snow are likely.

When fully charged and within range, audio monitors can be very reliable, especially if you have spotty WiFi in your home.

Attendance was a bit spotty, especially from the Western part of the empire.

But in the painting, because this is a Thomas Kinkade piece, Spotty looks like a sweet little Dalmatian.

He had, as Weisbrode points out, a great reverence for the institution of monarchy, but a spotty record with monarchs.

Third, he relied on spotty intelligence and the threat of chemical weapons to justify a preemptive strike.

Because the cooling system was also spotty, all doors were always open.

The effect will be thin and spotty, so never depend on them.

The only trouble with her was she didn't work equal and even—left Sam's face looking peeled and spotty in places.

Diminutive paintings give that spotty look to a room, which is the blemish of so many a fine work of Art overtouched.

I guess old ‘Spotty’ knows enough to come home when she gets ready, Child!

Old “Spotty” drew back astonished, snorted noisily, and rolled wild eyes upon her mistress.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spotty, such as: erratic, patchy, sporadic, uneven, desultory, and flickering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.