Speckle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspekl|  American pronunciation of the word speckle
Brit.  |ˈspɛk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word speckle

noun

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

verb

- produce a mottled effect (syn: stipple)
- mark with small spots(syn: bespeckle)

Examples

a ripe banana with lots of brown speckles

...the cat has a speckle of orange right at her whiskers...

speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots

Word forms

noun
singular: speckle
plural: speckles
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