We know British intelligence at the time on WMD was "patchy and sporadic."
The population distribution of these marvelous creatures is patchy too.
The field was a vast place, partly stubbly grass, partly worn and patchy, like a parade-ground.
patchy had lately been reading the story of Joseph and his brethren.
These black beams were set crooked or crisscross at all kinds of angles, giving the whole a most patchy and puzzling appearance.
They were aged and patchy, and they filled the bill in other ways.
That fitful, patchy wind which is so full of threat, and which bears in its breath the cutting slash of a whip.
She grew pale—a patchy pallor, which meant that her nerves were out of order.
Debate, on the whole, patchy, with hopeless air of unreality about it.
He's a kind of half-breed, and the colour's come off patchy instead of mixing.