spotty Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"spotty" in British English

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spottyadjective

uk   /ˈspɒt.i/  us   /ˈspɑː.t̬i/

spotty adjective (SKIN)

UK used to ​describe a ​person with ​spots on ​theirskin: I ​knew him when he was just a spotty ​youth.

spotty adjective (NOT ALWAYS GOOD)

US (UK patchy) bad in some ​parts: She has a ​fairly spotty ​workrecord. Sales have ​picked up a little but they're still spotty.
(Definition of spotty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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