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spotty

adjective
 
 
/ˈspɒti/
SKIN UK having a lot of unpleasant, small, red marks on your skin: a spotty young man with greasy hairSkin complaints and blemishes
PATTERN with a pattern of round marks: a spotty dressPatterns and shapes
NOT GOOD/REGULAR US ( UK patchy) If an action, quality, supply, etc is spotty, it is not all good or regular: Sales of tickets for the concert have been spotty.Not good enough
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