Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Speak with spotty or superficial knowledge; To talk foolishly; Work with in an amateurish manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • A superficial "smatter" of knowledge concerning many.
  • Several smatter also crowd the bridge keeping an eye out.
  • Even so, I decided I would pick up a smatter of the language.
  • Occasionally he would do a rewrite in reported speech to present a smatter of variety. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.