speckled


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speck·led

 (spĕk′əld)
adj.
Dotted or covered with speckles, especially flecked with small spots of contrasting color.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.speckled - having a pattern of dots
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)

speckled

adjective flecked, spotted, dotted, sprinkled, spotty, freckled, mottled, dappled, stippled, brindled, speckledy The sky was speckled with stars.
Translations
مُرَقَّش
kropenatýtečkovaný
doppóttur
benekliçilli

speckled

[ˈspekld] ADJmoteado, con puntos

speckled

[ˈspɛkəld] adjtacheté(e), moucheté(e)

speckled

[ˈspɛkld] adjmaculato/a

speckle

(ˈspekl) noun
a little spot on a different-coloured background. The eggs were pale blue with dark green speckles.
ˈspeckled adjective
marked with speckles.
References in classic literature ?
The boiled tea was very bitter, the omelet scorched, and the biscuits speckled with saleratus, but Mrs.
So, to their own unutterable torment, they go about among their fellow-creatures, looking pure as new-fallen snow, while their hearts are all speckled and spotted with iniquity of which they cannot rid themselves.
The sea-vultures all in pious mourning, the air-sharks all punctiliously in black or speckled.
There was a boy's old speckled straw hat on the floor; I took that, too.
The girl "put him to rights" after he had dressed him- self; she buttoned his neat roundabout up to his chin, turned his vast shirt collar down over his shoulders, brushed him off and crowned him with his speckled straw hat.
The speckled skin under the toad's mouth mysteriously wrinkled itself, then slowly expanded again, as if he had swallowed the words just addressed to him.
The first was the best room, and in it were Lucie's birds, and flowers, and books, and desk, and work-table, and box of water-colours; the second was the Doctor's consulting-room, used also as the dining-room; the third, changingly speckled by the rustle of the plane-tree in the yard, was the Doctor's bedroom, and there, in a corner, stood the disused shoemaker's bench and tray of tools, much as it had stood on the fifth floor of the dismal house by the wine-shop, in the suburb of Saint Antoine in Paris.
In half a minute Mrs Cratchit entered -- flushed, but smiling proudly -- with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half of half-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.
In breeches and gaiters, broad-brimmed hat, grey coat, speckled choker,' said the waiter.
This mental exercise lasted until Biddy made a rush at them and distributed three defaced Bibles (shaped as if they had been unskilfully cut off the chump-end of something), more illegibly printed at the best than any curiosities of literature I have since met with, speckled all over with ironmould, and having various specimens of the insect world smashed between their leaves.
I say all, my father, except three only--the big black Africander ox, the little red Zulu ox with one horn, and the speckled ox.
These serpents are not long, but have a body short and thick, and their bellies speckled with brown, black, and yellow; they have a wide mouth, with which they draw in a great quantity of air, and, having retained it some time, eject it with such force that they kill at four yards' distance.