Translation of "patchy" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈpætʃ.i/ us

only existing or happening in some parts

irregular, disparejo
The varnish is a little patchy on this table.
The morning will start with some patchy rain/cloud/fog at first.

sometimes good and sometimes bad

variable, inconsistente
Matthew found the service extremely patchy.
patchily adverb uk /-ɪ.li/ us
patchiness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “patchy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)