patchy adjective \ˈpa-chē\
: 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
: marked by, consisting of, or diversified with patches
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.
First Known Use of PATCHY
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up patchy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).