spotted

[ spot-id ]
/ ˈspɒt ɪd /

adjective

marked with or characterized by a spot or spots.
sullied; blemished.

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Origin of spotted

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at spot, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM spotted

spot·ted·ly, adverbspot·ted·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for spotted

spotted
/ (ˈspɒtɪd) /

adjective

characterized by spots or marks, esp in having a pattern of spots
stained or blemished; soiled or bespattered
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