Simple Definition of patchy
: having some parts that are good and some that are bad
: existing or seen in some areas but not others
: not thorough or complete enough to be useful
Examples of patchy
The lawn is kind of patchy this year.
Patchy fog made driving difficult.
His knowledge of the language is patchy.
She has only a patchy understanding of his condition.
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