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If your lawn has extensive areas of patchy growth, try watering it.
Demand for the product has been patchy.
Low clouds and patchy rain are forecast for tomorrow.
His memory of yesterday’s events remains patchy.
I have only a patchy knowledge of Spanish history.
TV coverage of the Games has been patchy.
This is the British English definition of patchy. View American English definition of patchy.