Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “patchy”

See all translations

patchy

adjective
 
 
/ˈpætʃ.i/
only existing or happening in some parts
散落的,分布不均的,局部地区的
The varnish is a bit patchy on this table.
这张桌子上的清漆有点不匀。
Southeast England will start with some patchy rain/patchy cloud at first.
英格兰东南部开始会局部降雨/局部多云。
Rough, irregular and unevenIncomplete
sometimes good and sometimes bad
时好时坏的
Matthew found the service extremely patchy.
马修发现服务时而极好,时而极差。
Changing frequentlyChangingQuite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
patchily
 
 
/ˈpætʃ.ɪ.li/ adverb
Incomplete
patchiness
 
 
/ˈpætʃ.ɪ.nəs/ noun [U]
Incomplete
(Definition of patchy from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “patchy” in simplified Chinese

Definitions of “patchy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More