Dapple - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdapəl|  American pronunciation of the word dapple
Brit.  |ˈdap(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word dapple

noun

- a small contrasting part of something (syn: fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot)

verb

- colour with streaks or blotches of different shades (syn: cloud, mottle)

Examples

...the clouds threw dapples of shadow over the eerily quiet street...

...sunlight dappled the canopy of vines over our heads...

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