Simple Definition of stipple
: to draw or paint small dots on (something)
Full Definition of stipple
stip·pledstip·pling play \-p(ə-)liŋ\
Examples of stipple
<the sunlight falling through the lace curtain stippled her face>
Origin of stipple
Dutch stippelen to spot, dot
First Known Use: circa 1762
Definition of stipple
: production of gradation of light and shade in graphic art by stippling small points, larger dots, or longer strokes; also : an effect produced in this way
First Known Use of stipple
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