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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.
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freckle

(ˈfrɛkəl)
n
1. (Medicine) a small brownish spot on the skin: a localized deposit of the pigment melanin, developed by exposure to sunlight. Technical name: lentigo
2. any small area of discoloration; a spot
3. (Medicine) slang Austral the anus
vb
to mark or become marked with freckles or spots
[C14: from Old Norse freknur freckles; related to Swedish fräkne, Danish fregne]
ˈfreckled, ˈfreckly adj
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freck•le

(ˈfrɛk əl)

n., v. -led, -ling. n.
1. any of the small brownish spots on the skin that are caused by deposition of pigment and that increase in number and darken on exposure to sunlight; lentigo.
v.t.
2. to cover with freckles.
v.i.
3. to become freckled.
[1350–1400; late Middle English freckles, Middle English fraknes, < Old Norse *freknā; compare freknōttr speckled]
freck′ly, adj. -li•er, -li•est.
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freckle


Past participle: freckled
Gerund: freckling

Imperative
freckle
freckle
Present
I freckle
you freckle
he/she/it freckles
we freckle
you freckle
they freckle
Preterite
I freckled
you freckled
he/she/it freckled
we freckled
you freckled
they freckled
Present Continuous
I am freckling
you are freckling
he/she/it is freckling
we are freckling
you are freckling
they are freckling
Present Perfect
I have freckled
you have freckled
he/she/it has freckled
we have freckled
you have freckled
they have freckled
Past Continuous
I was freckling
you were freckling
he/she/it was freckling
we were freckling
you were freckling
they were freckling
Past Perfect
I had freckled
you had freckled
he/she/it had freckled
we had freckled
you had freckled
they had freckled
Future
I will freckle
you will freckle
he/she/it will freckle
we will freckle
you will freckle
they will freckle
Future Perfect
I will have freckled
you will have freckled
he/she/it will have freckled
we will have freckled
you will have freckled
they will have freckled
Future Continuous
I will be freckling
you will be freckling
he/she/it will be freckling
we will be freckling
you will be freckling
they will be freckling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been freckling
you have been freckling
he/she/it has been freckling
we have been freckling
you have been freckling
they have been freckling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been freckling
you will have been freckling
he/she/it will have been freckling
we will have been freckling
you will have been freckling
they will have been freckling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been freckling
you had been freckling
he/she/it had been freckling
we had been freckling
you had been freckling
they had been freckling
Conditional
I would freckle
you would freckle
he/she/it would freckle
we would freckle
you would freckle
they would freckle
Past Conditional
I would have freckled
you would have freckled
he/she/it would have freckled
we would have freckled
you would have freckled
they would have freckled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freckle - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skinfreckle - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
macule, macula - a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
Verb1.freckle - become freckled; "I freckle easily"
spot - become spotted; "This dress spots quickly"
2.freckle - mark with freckles
spot - mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

freckle

verb
To mark with many small spots:
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Translations
نَمَش، كَلَفيُنَمِّش
pihapokrýt pihami
blive fregnetfå fregnerfregne
szeplõszeplõssé tesz
freknagera freknóttan
aptekti strazdanomisstrazdanastrazdanotas
pārklāties ar vasaras raibumiemvasaras raibums
pehaurobiť pehy
çilçillen mek

freckle

[ˈfrekl] Npeca f
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freckle

[ˈfrɛkəl] ntache f de rousseur
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freckle

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freckle

[ˈfrɛkl] nlentiggine f
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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
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freck·le

n. peca, mácula pigmentada que se manifiesta en el exterior de la piel esp. en la cara.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

freckle

n peca
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Melanotic freckle of Hutchinson. Cancer 1968; 21:893-911.