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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Irregular or uneven in quality, texture, etc.

Usage examples (36)
  • A patchy essay
  • I had an email from a guy about a flat written in patchy English which included the sentence "I am the Land Lord."
  • It came in patchy (think mange on a Labrador retriever) and I got rid of it when I got back to civilization, but the mustache remained.
  • The tone was very patchy, which is a script problem. for more
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