verb (used with object), spec'd or specked or specced, spec'·ing or speck·ing or spec·cing.
Origin of spec
Definition for spec (2 of 3)
plural noun Informal.
Origin of specs
Definition for spec (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for spec
Cody Towse, 29-year-old Sgt.1st Class Jeffrey Baker, 24-year-old Spec.
A Facebook photo shows four of them, 28-year-old Staff Sgt Francis Phillips, 19-year-old Spec.
Then comes the spec, circus slang for the spectacle that opens the show.
The director, Peter Hermes, had an online sample reel of previous work that included a spec Doritos commercial.Two California Women Turn Themselves Into Real-Life Versions of Thelma and Louise|Michael Daly|January 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Richard Rushfield is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the author of On Spec: A Novel of Young Hollywood.
"It's worth possibly—pos-sib-bly fifteen dollars as a spec," he said.Our Square and the People in It|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Take the front cockpit alone, Maynard; Carnes and I will get in the rear pit with the spec and guide you.
The mordant for a full red may be acetate of alumina, of spec.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
If the pain continues, use this purge:—Take a drachm of spec.
"I spec' he wasn't a good man 'fore he died and got to go to the Bad Place," suggested Frances.Miss Minerva and William Green Hill|Frances Boyd Calhoun
British Dictionary definitions for spec (1 of 3)
Word Origin for spec
British Dictionary definitions for spec (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for spec (3 of 3)
Word Origin and History for spec
short for specification, 1956. Related: Specs.
Idioms and Phrases with spec
see on spec.