Definition of patch
- a nicotine patch
- cabbage patch
- was going through a rough patch
- the new chairman isn't a patch on his predecessor
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
The fence needs to be patched.
They patched him into the conference call.
First Known Use: 1549See Words from the same year
: to cover a hole in (something) with a piece of material
: to connect (a person, telephone call, etc.) to a communication system especially for a short period of time
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of very fine texture or delicate form
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