mottled


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mot·tled

 (mŏt′ld)
adj.
Spotted or blotched with different shades or colors.

mottled

(ˈmɒtəld)
adj
coloured with streaks or blotches of different shades
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mottled - having spots or patches of color
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)

mottled

Translations
يُنَقِّط بالألوان
kropenatýskvrnitý
spraglet
flekkóttur, dröfnóttur
margasmargaspalvis
lāsumainsraibs
škvrnitý
benekli

mottled

[ˈmɒtld] ADJ [egg] → moteado; [leaf, colour] → jaspeado; [marble] → jaspeado, veteado; [complexion, skin] → con manchas
mottled blue and whitemoteado/jaspeado de azul y blanco
mottled with browncon manchas marrones

mottled

[ˈmɒtəld] adjtacheté(e), marbré(e)

mottled

adjgesprenkelt; complexionfleckig; mottled brown and whitebraun und weiß gesprenkelt

mottled

[ˈmɒtld] adj (leaves, bird) → variopinto/a, variegato/a, screziato/a; (marble) → variegato/a; (animal) → pezzato/a, marezzato/a; (complexion) → a chiazze, chiazzato/a

mottled

(ˈmotld) adjective
marked with spots or patches of many colours or shades. mottled leaves.

mottled

a. moteado-a, descolorido-a.
References in classic literature ?
The mottled, pin-headed guinea-hens, always resentful of captivity, ran screeching out into the tunnel and tried to poke their ugly, painted faces through the snow walls.
He had honestly meant to undeceive the large blue mottled man, but somehow forgot about it.
Bronzing bracken and mottled bramble gleamed in the light of the sinking sun.
Within that mottled organ were the muscles of a Titan, the force of a dozen mighty catapults, and the owner of the tail was fully aware of the possibilities which it contained.
He had glittering eyes - small, keen, and black - and thin wide mottled lips.
His skin was scarred and wrinkled and mottled, and in colour was a purplish blue surfaced with a grey coating that might have been painted there had it not indubitably grown there and been part and parcel of him.
The expression of this snake's face was hideous and fierce; the pupil consisted of a vertical slit in a mottled and coppery iris; the jaws were broad at the base, and the nose terminated in a triangular projection.
The sun blazed down on a corner of a barn and on a rail fence where the ground lay in the mottled shade of large trees overhead.
Dropping his spade, he thrust both hands in, and drew out handfuls of something that looked like ripe Windsor soap, or rich mottled old cheese; very unctuous and savory withal.
The third cook, crowned with a resplendent tin basin and wrapped royally in a table-cloth mottled with grease-spots and coffee stains, and bearing a sceptre that looked strangely like a belaying-pin, walked upon a dilapidated carpet and perched himself on the capstan, careless of the flying spray; his tarred and weather-beaten Chamberlains, Dukes and Lord High Admirals surrounded him, arrayed in all the pomp that spare tarpaulins and remnants of old sails could furnish.
His face, usually so rosy, was now strangely mottled.
When she sat down she had dropped her books on to the earth at her feet, and now she looked down on them lying there, so square in the grass, a tall stem bending over and tickling the smooth brown cover of Gibbon, while the mottled blue Balzac lay naked in the sun.