spotty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spot +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

spotty (comparative spottier, superlative spottiest)

  1. Having spots; spotted.
  2. Of inconsistent quality
    Many of the buyers had a spotty credit history.

Noun[edit]

spotty (plural spotties)

  1. A slang name for a common New Zealand fish
    I went fishing today and all I caught were spotties.

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