adjective, patch·i·er, patch·i·est.
- characterized by or made up of patches.
- occurring in, forming, or like patches.
- of inconsistent or irregular quality, texture, etc.; not uniform: patchy acting; patchy areas of fog.
adjective patchier or patchiest
- irregular in quality, occurrence, intensity, etca patchy essay
- having or forming patches
adj.1798, from patch (n.1) + -y (2).