Dictionary

1piebald

adjective pie·bald \ˈpī-ˌbld\

: spotted with two different colors (especially black and white)

Full Definition of PIEBALD

1
:  composed of incongruous parts
2
:  of different colors; especially :  spotted or blotched with black and white

Examples of PIEBALD

  1. <a model who owes his striking good looks to his markedly piebald ethnic background>
  2. <a piebald horse that looked like it had been splashed with black and white paint>

First Known Use of PIEBALD

1589

2piebald

noun

Definition of PIEBALD

:  a piebald animal (as a horse)

First Known Use of PIEBALD

1765

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: piebaldlyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: pie ()All Words Near: piebald
May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears