spot·ty || 'spɑtɪ /'spɒt- adj. stained, covered with spots; irregular, uneven; covered with small sores

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  • spotty — spottily, adv. spottiness, n. /spot ee/, adj. spottier, spottiest. 1. full of, having, or occurring in spots: spotty coloring. 2. irregular or uneven in quality or character: a spotty performance. [1300 50; ME; see SPOT, Y1] Syn. 2. erratic,… …   Universalium

  • spotty — [[t]spɒ̱ti[/t]] spottier, spottiest 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is spotty has spots on their face. She was rather fat, and her complexion was muddy and spotty. Syn: pimply 2) ADJ GRADED Something that is spotty does not stay the same but is… …   English dictionary

  • spotty — adjective (spottier, spottiest) 1》 marked with or having spots. 2》 N. Amer. of uneven quality. Derivatives spottily adverb spottiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • spotty — UK [ˈspɒtɪ] / US [ˈspɑtɪ] adjective Word forms spotty : adjective spotty comparative spottier superlative spottiest 1) covered with a pattern of spots 2) British someone who is spotty has a lot of small red lumps on their skin, especially on… …   English dictionary

  • spotty — /ˈspɒti/ (say spotee) adjective (spottier, spottiest) 1. full of or having spots: a spotty face. 2. occurring in spots: spotty occurrences. 3. irregular or uneven in quality or character: a spotty paint finish; a spotty track record. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • spotty — ► ADJECTIVE (spottier, spottiest) 1) marked with or having spots. 2) chiefly N. Amer. of uneven quality …   English terms dictionary

  • spotty — [spät′ē] adj. spottier, spottiest 1. having, occurring in, or marked with spots 2. not uniform or consistent; irregular, as in quality; uneven spottily adv. spottiness n …   English World dictionary

  • spotty — adj. (spottier, spottiest) 1 marked with spots. 2 patchy, irregular. Derivatives: spottily adv. spottiness n …   Useful english dictionary

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