Examples of spotty in a Sentence
Her work has been spotty.
The service at that restaurant is a little spotty.
students with spotty attendance records
Recent Examples of spotty from the Web
Scattered, spotty downpours dampened Fourth of July spirits in Indianapolis and forced the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra to temporarily evacuate its annual concert at Conner Prairie.
Louis-Dreyfus got good reviews in Woody Allen’s Deconstructing Harry, but otherwise her movie career (Father’s Day; National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation) has been spotty.
This often becomes a cycle of the plant developing new leaves, turning spotty and brown, and then dropping those new infected leaves.
In the meantime, a firmware fix—if available—is the best option, though again, availability may be spotty.
But even in schools making a conscious effort, implementation can be spotty, says Jal Mehta, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The CGI quality of the mist is sometimes spotty, but the dramatic effect for viewers of suddenly being engulfed in gray gloom is enjoyably squirmy.
Below are some reports of spotty wind damage received from throughout the area (also note, Dominion Power reported about 26,000 customers without power around 4 p.m.): Crown of tree snapped on east front of Capitol.
The thing is, some Indonesian men struggle to grow beards and often end up with just a few wispy strands or some spotty patches of peach fuzz....
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First Known Use of spotty
SPOTTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spotty for English Language Learners
: not always good : good in some parts or at some times but not others
: marked with spots
SPOTTY Defined for Kids
Definition of spotty for Students
1 : having spots
2 : not always the same especially in quality Your work has been spotty.
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