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spotty

adjective spot·ty \ˈspä-tē\

: not always good : good in some parts or at some times but not others

: marked with spots

spot·ti·erspot·ti·est

Full Definition of SPOTTY

1
:  marked with spots :  spotted
2
:  lacking uniformity especially in quality <the performance was spotty>; also :  irregularly or sparsely distributed <spotty attendance> <spotty data>
spot·ti·ly \ˈspä-tə-lē\ adverb
spot·ti·ness \ˈspä-tē-nəs\ noun
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Examples of SPOTTY

  1. Her work has been spotty.
  2. The service at that restaurant is a little spotty.
  3. students with spotty attendance records

First Known Use of SPOTTY

14th century

Rhymes with SPOTTY

SPOTTINESS Defined for Kids

spotty

adjective spot·ty \ˈspä-tē\
spot·ti·erspot·ti·est

Definition of SPOTTY for Kids

1
:  having spots
2
:  not always the same especially in quality <Your work has been spotty.>

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