Simple Definition of smattering
: 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 in a sentence
She only knows a smattering of German.
<a smattering of guests at the art exhibit>
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