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spot·ted

 (spŏt′ĭd)
adj.
Marked or stained with spots: a spotted fabric.

spotted

(ˈspɒtɪd)
adj
1. characterized by spots or marks, esp in having a pattern of spots
2. stained or blemished; soiled or bespattered

spot•ted

(ˈspɒt ɪd)

adj.
1. marked with or characterized by a spot or spots.
2. sullied; blemished.
[1200–50]

spotted

  • cheetah - Taken from Sanskrit citraka, "leopard," related to citra, "spotted, speckled, variegated."
  • fleck - Of Scandinavian origin, it came from the adjective flecked, "spotted."
  • piebald, skewbald - Piebald is being spotted with irregular patches of different colors, especially black and white; skewbald is spotted white and a color other than black.
  • pinto - As in horse and beans, it is Spanish for "painted, mottled, spotted."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spotted - having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture); "a field patched with ice and snow"; "the wall had a spotty speckled effect"; "a black-and-white spotted cow"
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)

spotted

adjective speckled, dotted, flecked, pied, specked, mottled, dappled, polka-dot hand-painted spotted cups
Translations
مُبَقَّع
potřísněnýtečkovaný
tahrainen
doppóttur
zašpinený
benekli

spotted

[ˈspɒtɪd] ADJcon motas, con puntos; (with dirt) → salpicado, manchado
a dress spotted with mudun vestido salpicado or manchado de lodo

spotted

[ˈspɒtɪd] adj
(= patterned) [dress, handkerchief, tie, cup] → à pois; [animal] → tacheté(e), moucheté(e)
(= stained) spotted with sth [+ blood, paint, mud, ketchup] → tacheté(e) de qchspotter plane navion m d'observation

spotted

adjgefleckt; (= with dots)getüpfelt; materialgetüpfelt, getupft; (= marked, stained)fleckig; spotted with brownbraun gefleckt; blue material spotted with whiteblauer Stoff mit weißen Tupfen; spotted with bloodblutbespritzt; spotted with paint/mouldmit Farb-/Schimmelflecken

spotted

:
spotted dick
n (Brit) → ˜ Kochpudding mmit Rosinen
spotted flycatcher
n (Orn) → Grauer Fliegenschnäpper
spotted hyena
nTüpfelhyäne f

spotted

[ˈspɒtɪd] adj (material) → a pois, a pallini; (animal) → maculato/a
spotted with → punteggiato/a di

spot

(spot) noun
1. a small mark or stain (made by mud, paint etc). She was trying to remove a spot of grease from her skirt.
2. a small, round mark of a different colour from its background. His tie was blue with white spots.
3. a pimple or red mark on the skin caused by an illness etc. She had measles and was covered in spots.
4. a place or small area, especially the exact place (where something happened etc). There was a large number of detectives gathered at the spot where the body had been found.
5. a small amount. Can I borrow a spot of sugar?
verbpast tense, past participle ˈspotted
1. to catch sight of. She spotted him eventually at the very back of the crowd.
2. to recognize or pick out. No-one watching the play was able to spot the murderer.
ˈspotless adjective
very clean. a spotless kitchen.
ˈspotlessly adverb
ˈspotlessness noun
ˈspotted adjective
marked or covered with spots. Her dress was spotted with grease; a spotted tie.
ˈspotty adjective
(of people) covered with spots. a spotty face / young man.
ˈspottiness noun
spot check
an inspection made without warning, especially on items chosen at random from a group. We only found out about the flaw during a spot check on goods leaving the factory.
ˈspotlight noun
(a lamp for projecting) a circle of light that is thrown on to a small area.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈspotlit, ~ˈspotlighted
1. to light with a spotlight. The stage was spotlit.
2. to show up clearly or draw attention to. The incident spotlighted the difficulties with which we were faced.
in a spot
in trouble. His failure to return the papers on time put her in a spot.
on the spot
1. at once. She liked it so much that she bought it on the spot; (also adjective) an on-the-spot decision.
2. in the exact place referred to; in the place where one is needed. It was a good thing you were on the spot when he had his heart attack; (also adjective) tour on-the-spot reporter.
3. (especially with put) in a dangerous, difficult or embarrassing position. The interviewer's questions really put the Prime Minister on the spot.
spot on
very accurate or exactly on the target. His description of Mary was spot on!
References in classic literature ?
Speaker, I wish to hurl back an allegation and explain that the spots upon me are the natural markings of one who is a direct descendant of the sun and a spotted fawn.
Directly in front of him and Ned, and not more than a hundred yards away, was a great tawny and spotted jaguar--the "tigre" or tiger of Central America.
The jaguar had leaped on him from a low tree as he passed under it, as the boys learned afterward, and had crushed the man to earth by the weight of the spotted body more than by a stroke of the paw.
The paper with the discarded sketch on it was found, but it was dirty, and spotted with candle-grease.
We used quantitative image analysis to compare the pattern of inflammation of these eschars with those from Mediterranean spotted fever.
Five spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses have been documented in the Western Hemisphere: Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) (Rickettsia rickettsii), fleaborne spotted fever (R.
Human spotted fever rickettsiosis was detected molecularly by 2 real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays performed on DNA extracted from a Thai patient's serum sample.
But the reservoir's brightest gem, the spotted bass, has all but perished - a precious commodity stocked to create a world-class fishery, then overfished and finally done in by well-meaning anglers attempting to resurrect the bass populations by illegally planting largemouths.
The current reemergence of spotted fever rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia rickettsii in Brazil has resulted in a high proportion of fatal cases.
To the Editor: Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) is endemic in Italy, where it is a reportable disease.
Although the patient had no rash, Mediterranean spotted fever was suspected.
To the Editor: Mediterranean spotted fever is endemic in Portugal, where it is a reportable disease with approximately 1,000 new cases per year (1).