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
Open source information on U.S. military operations in Syria is often spotty, with most of the information coming from publicly available satellite imagery and videos posted by combatants on the ground.
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.
Getting frequent flyer mileage credit is also 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.
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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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