irregular or uneven in quality, texture, etc.; "a patchy essay"; "patchy fog"
(patchily) in spots
The characters from the American drama/adventure television series Lost were created by Damon Lindelof and J. J. Abrams. The series follows the lives of plane crash survivors on a mysterious tropical island, after a commercial passenger jet crashes somewhere in the South Pacific. ...
Full of, or covered with, patches; abounding in patches; Not constant or continuous; intermittent or uneven
(patchier) comparative form of patchy: more patchy
Refers to colour which is uneven in depth, generally caused by unskilled colour feeding.