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Definition of "speckled" [spec•kled]

  • Dotted or covered with speckles, especially flecked with small spots of contrasting color. (adjective)
  • Of a mixed character; motley. (adjective)

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 "speckled" in a sentence
  • "Heavily speckled from the chocolate cookie crumbs, these cookies also have a great look to them."
  • ""speckled" is from a root "to color"; answering to the Jewish blending together with paganism the altogether diverse Mosaic ritual."
  • "Threw a super spook on the back side of a floating log and while trying to free it with line snaps, a 5 lb bass came up and unhooked my lure and swimming free of the hang, alowing me to make an easy catch. another one was while wade fishing the Laguna Madre, a 26 in speckled trout swam up trying to throw a jig, I reached down and grabed it behind the head before it knew what was going on, oh the days."