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
First Known Use of smattering
SMATTERING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of smattering for English Language Learners
: a small amount of something
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