smattering

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smat·ter·ing

noun \ˈsma-tə-riŋ\

: a small amount of something

Full Definition of SMATTERING

1
:  superficial piecemeal knowledge <a smattering of carpentry, house painting, bricklaying — Alva Johnston>
2
:  a small scattered number or amount <a smattering of spectators>

Examples of SMATTERING

  1. She only knows a smattering of German.
  2. <a smattering of guests at the art exhibit>

First Known Use of SMATTERING

1538

Rhymes with SMATTERING

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