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dotted

[ dot-id ]
/ ˈdɒt ɪd /
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adjective
marked with a dot or dots.
consisting or constructed of dots.
having objects scattered or placed in a random manner: a landscape dotted with small houses.
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Origin of dotted

First recorded in 1765–75; dot1 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM dotted

un·dot·ted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dotted

dotted
/ (ˈdɒtɪd) /

adjective
having dots, esp having a pattern of dots
music
  1. (of a note) increased to one and a half times its original time valueSee dot 1 (def. 4)
  2. (of a musical rhythm) characterized by dotted notesCompare double-dotted See also notes inégales
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