Definition of spotty:
peevish, raspy, same, mixed, variable, variegated, intermittent, sporadic, episodic, spotted, abrasive, checkered, mismatched, pettish, discontinuous, unequal, patchy, fractious, flecked, checked, dotted, irregular, checkerboard, continue, unsteady, spastic, irritable, cut both ways, chronological, petulant, spasmodic, stippled, techy, work both ways, speckled, mixed blessing, chequered, scratchy, the rights and wrongs of something, casual, crisscross, rough, a double-edged/two-edged sword, gravelly, two-edged, patched, catchy, occasional, odd, splotchy, choppy, tetchy, cranky, testy, aperiodic, six of one, (and) half a dozen of the other, broken, even, mottled, dappled, rasping, peckish, freckled, nettlesome, erratic, candy-striped, inconsistent, uneven, grating, specked.
- "African Camp Fires", Stewart Edward White.
- "Man to Man", Jackson Gregory.
- "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.