Synonyms of smattering


1. handful, smattering, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a small number or amount; "only a handful of responses were received"

2. smattering, understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy

usage: a slight or superficial understanding of a subject


1. dabble, smatter, play around, busy, occupy

usage: work with in an amateurish manner; "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money"

2. babble, blather, smatter, blether, blither, chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble

usage: to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"

3. smatter, speak, talk

usage: speak with spotty or superficial knowledge; "She smatters Russian"

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