Meaning of smattering

smat•ter•ing

Pronunciation: (smat'ur-ing), [key]
— n.
  1. a slight, superficial, or introductory knowledge of something: a smattering of Latin.
—adj.
  1. slight or superficial.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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