[bih-spek-uh l]

verb (used with object), be·speck·led, be·speck·ling.

to speckle.

Nearby words

  1. besought,
  2. bespake,
  3. bespangle,
  4. bespatter,
  5. bespeak,
  6. bespectacled,
  7. bespoke,
  8. bespoken,
  9. bespread,
  10. besprent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bespeckled

  • The dark sky above was bespeckled with a myriad of stars, and a cool night breeze swept over Roger's cheek.

    Infinite Intruder|Alan Edward Nourse

Word Origin and History for bespeckled



c.1600, from be- + speckle. Related: Bespeckled; bespeckling.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper