Definition of spotty
- the performance was spotty
- spotty attendance
- spotty data
Her work has been spotty.
The service at that restaurant is a little spotty.
students with spotty attendance records
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: not always good : good in some parts or at some times but not others
: marked with spots
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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