Words nearby spotted
OTHER WORDS FROM spottedspot·ted·ly, adverbspot·ted·ness, noun
Definition for spotted (2 of 2)
- one of various traditional, geometric drawings of a club, diamond, heart, or spade on a playing card for indicating suit and value.
- any playing card from a two through a ten: He drew a jack, a queen, and a three spot.
- a small quantity of anything.
- a drink: a spot of tea.
verb (used with object), spot·ted, spot·ting.
- to determine (a location) precisely on either the ground or a map.
- to observe (the results of gunfire at or near a target) for the purpose of correcting aim.
verb (used without object), spot·ted, spot·ting.
- pertaining to the point of origin of a local broadcast.
- broadcast between announced programs.
Origin of spot
OTHER WORDS FROM spot
Examples from the Web for spotted
Unconfirmed reports in the French media claimed that the brothers were spotted at a gas station in northern France on Thursday.
They were looping back around and coming down Tiebout Avenue when they spotted two figures.
Other officials told reporters that searchers also spotted a life vest and baggage in the water.
Conservative hit man turned liberal media critic David Brock, spotted smoking an e-cigarette in the lobby.
We spotted two places along the fire road where a car could pull over.Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried: An Excerpt From 'Lives in Ruins'|Marilyn Johnson|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Mohawks cannot find us here, Spotted Deer declared, confidently.Running Fox|Elmer Russell Gregor
If somebody was coming to help the Cerberus it would be bound to spot the other ship, and it didn't want to be spotted.A Matter of Importance|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
It is of a darker blue colour, but spotted like its congener, each feather having from four to six spots upon it.The Young Yagers|Mayne Reid
It was only a wisp of motion, a mere flutter in the aspens, and as soon as Ted spotted it, he lost it.Double Challenge|James Arthur Kjelgaard
When the Haughts came out into the open upon that bench one of the pups and the spotted hound, Rock, were with them.Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
British Dictionary definitions for spotted (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for spotted (2 of 2)
- Also called: spot ball the white ball that is distinguished from the plain by a mark or spot
- the player using this ball
- at the place in question
- in the best possible position to deal with a situation
- in an awkward predicament
- without moving from the place of one's location, etc
- (as modifier)our on-the-spot reporter
- some aspect of a character or situation that is susceptible to criticism
- a flaw in a person's knowledgeclassics is my weak spot
verb spots, spotting or spotted
Derived forms of spotspottable, adjective
Word Origin for spot
Medicine definitions for spotted
Idioms and Phrases with spotted
see blind spot; hit the high spots; hit the spot; in a bind (tight spot); in a fix (spot); Johnny-on-the-spot; knock the socks (spots) off; leopard cannot change its spots; on the spot; rooted to the spot; soft spot; x marks the spot.