Definition of spotty in English:

spotty

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Pronunciation: /ˈspɒti
 
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adjective (spottier, spottiest)

Derivatives

spottily

adverb
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  • The country has a well-defined highway system that can take you right around much of the island (the windy, sparsely populated north-east coast is spottily covered).
  • Perhaps The Woodsman was ultimately too low-budget and spottily distributed to compete with the big studio releases.
  • National laws already prohibit sonograms for gender detection, which becomes possible after the 14th week, but the law has been spottily enforced.

spottiness

noun
More example sentences
  • Note that ectoparasite intensity was not significantly correlated with the date of its census, and brood size was not associated with female plumage spottiness.
  • There's a modicum of spottiness and film grain at the very beginning of the first reel, but things clear up quite nicely thereafter.
  • Does all this variation in spottiness make a difference to the butterflies?

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