Freckle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfrekl|  American pronunciation of the word freckle
Brit.  |ˈfrɛk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word freckle

noun

- a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin (syn: lentigo)

verb

- become freckled
- mark with freckles

Examples

a pale, redheaded girl with freckles across her cheeks

His skin freckles but doesn't tan.

Tiny black spots freckled the walls.

I freckle easily

One of the boys has a freckle on his cheek. Otherwise, the twins are nearly identical.

Word forms

noun
singular: freckle
plural: freckles
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