verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM patchworkpatchworky, adjective
Words nearby patchwork
Example sentences from the Web for patchwork
Rather than those little multihued flakes, the snack version is formed into a wafer that looks like a colorful patchwork quilt.‘Cereal snacks’ are just bigger cereal for people too lazy to add milk|Emily Heil|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
The Buccaneers’ pass rush is creating problems for the Chiefs’ patchwork offensive line, to no one’s surprise.Super Bowl highlights: Bucs celebrate championship, Tom Brady wins MVP|Des Bieler, Mark Maske, Chuck Culpepper|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Making it harder is a chaotic, patchwork system for getting shots in arms.Montgomery County teacher vaccination effort left out private-school educators at start|Donna St. George|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
The court’s refusal to hear the case leaves a murky patchwork of laws making it easier for us to buy wines online from wineries than from retailers.Wine sales will keep rising after the pandemic, a new report predicts — but maybe not for long|Dave McIntyre|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
That allowed the rising sun to pour its rays into the sky unobstructed from the east, the sunlight then catching on the patchwork of upper-level clouds.A magnificent sunrise marks January’s midpoint in D.C.|Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
The lab opened the door to a patchwork of grants from around the world which allowed Lavie to begin auditioning actresses.
We have a patchwork system in which some people are covered, and others wait and wait.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A patchwork of building shells and cratered streets, the city tells of a cyclical war, still smoldering.
Petite a-frame suede mini-skirts featured patchwork pockets or cut-out patterns on leather.Nicolas Ghesquière Presents His Debut Collection for Louis Vuitton|Liza Foreman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other parents use a patchwork of care with a different plan in place every day.
This patchwork way of constructing engines made success much more difficult.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
What do you suppose my friend the Patchwork Girl would think of me, if she saw me wearing this beastly shape?The Tin Woodman of Oz|L. Frank Baum
Worn-out clothes were returned to the vlicus to be made up into patchwork quilts.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Minnie was placed in Mrs. Thimbleby's own high-backed chair, with the clean patchwork-covered cushions piled behind her.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
Envelopes, notes, the Baltimore Sun, and other papers were strewn thick over the silk patchwork quilt.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins