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freck·le

 (frĕk′əl)
n.
Any of the small brownish spots on the skin that turn darker or increase in number upon exposure to the sun.
tr. & intr.v. freck·led, freck·ling, freck·les
To dot or become dotted with freckles or spots of color.

[From Middle English frakles, freckles, alteration of fraknes, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse freknōttr, freckly.]

freck′ly adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.freckled - relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
Translations
pihovatý
fregnet
freknóttur
pehavý
çilli

freckled

[ˈfrekld] ADJ freckly [ˈfreklɪ] ADJpecoso, lleno de pecas

freckled

[ˈfrɛkəld] adj [face, arms] → plein(e) de taches de rousseur

freckled

, freckly

freckled

[ˈfrɛkld] adjlentigginoso/a

freckle

(ˈfrekl) noun
a small brown spot on the skin. In summer her face was always covered with freckles.
verb
to cover with small brown spots.
ˈfreckled, ˈfreckly adjective

freckled

a. pecoso-a.
References in classic literature ?
He was a handsome one, this chap, fair-skinned and freckled, with red cheeks and a ruddy pelt as thick as a lamb's wool, growing down on his neck in little tufts.
I was called from these reflections by the sight of a freckled woman with yellow hair and a yellow gown, standing in the porch of the inn, under a dull red lamp swinging there, that looked much like an injured eye, and carrying on a brisk scolding with a man in a purple woollen shirt.
I tell ye what, these yer things make me come the nighest to swearin', now, o' most anything," said honest John, as he wiped his eyes with the back of a great, freckled, yellow hand.
Just then my antagonist turned his face around in my direction, the freckled light from the watchman's tin lantern fell on it, and, by George, he was the wrong man!
There was freckled places on the ground where the light sifted down through the leaves, and the freckled places swapped about a little, showing there was a little breeze up there.
He was a homely, freckled, sandy-haired young fellow, with an intelligent blue eye that had frankness and comradeship in it and a covert twinkle of a pleasant sort.
Some vague figures approached through the gloom, swinging an old-fashioned tin lantern that freckled the ground with innumerable little spangles of light.
From the character and turn of the inscription, "Also Georgiana Wife of the Above," I drew a childish conclusion that my mother was freckled and sickly.
I at once pictured to myself a creature with spectacles and lank hair, horribly freckled, and tramping about on huge feet.
I will answer for it, he never cared three straws about her-- who could about such a nasty little freckled thing?
As I brought the boat under the falls my captain, in high good- humour, leaned over, spreading his red and freckled elbows on the rail, and called down to me sarcastically, out of the depths of his cynic philosopher's beard:
Doubtless there was another sort of fascination at work--that subtle physical attraction which delights in cheating our psychological predictions, and in compelling the men who paint sylphs, to fall in love with some bonne et brave femme, heavy- heeled and freckled.