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Definition of "freckle" []

  • A small brownish spot on the skin, often turning darker or increasing in number upon exposure to the sun. (noun)
  • To dot or become dotted with freckles or spots of color. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "freckle" in a sentence
  • ""So what's gonna happen to 'em?" called a freckle-faced boy from the back of the classroom."
  • ""Trade with you, Bobby," called a freckle-faced boy, dragging an old tin tray."
  • "Honestly, I've always been called freckle face Felicia."