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Meaning of SMATTERING

Pronunciation:  'smaturing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a slight or superficial understanding of a subject
  2. [n]  a small number or amount; "only a handful of responses were received"
 

SMATTERING is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: handful
 
 See Also: apprehension, discernment, savvy, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, understanding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Smat"ter*ing\, n.
A slight, superficial knowledge of something; sciolism.

      I had a great desire, not able to attain to a
      superficial skill in any, to have some smattering in
      all.                                     --Burton.

 

 

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