Definition of 'smattering'
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There was the usual smattering of company results. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those of us with a smattering of knowledge need advice too. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was a polite smattering of applause. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To his credit, he still managed to acknowledge the smattering of applause. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ed came on stage to a smattering of applause that lasted about 30 seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And finally there's the usual smattering of'Is it comedy? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yesterday, there was a smattering of polite applause from airport staff as the England players arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2007)First, there was a gasp, then a smattering of stunned applause. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Owners' groups report no more than the usual smattering of electrical problems, chiefly down to faulty sensors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I organised timetables and set about coaching him in the subjects of which I retain a smattering of knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Occasionally. smattering is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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