Definition of smattering noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

smattering

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsmæt̮ərɪŋ//
 
[singular]smattering (of something)
 
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a small amount of something, especially knowledge of a language He only has a smattering of French.
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