Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun speckle

1 sense of speckle

Sense 1
spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation -- (a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red")
       => marking -- (a pattern of marks)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb speckle

2 senses of speckle

Sense 1
stipple, speckle -- (produce a mottled effect; "The sunlight stippled the trees")
       => mottle, dapple, cloud -- (colour with streaks or blotches of different shades)

Sense 2
speckle, bespeckle -- (mark with small spots; "speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots")
       => spot, fleck, blob, blot -- (make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth")

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