bespeckle

[bih-spek-uh l]
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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

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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

bespeckle

v.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper