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fleck

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fleck

  1. 1 a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part <flooring tile that is brown with flecks of white> Synonyms blotch, dapple, dot, eyespot, spot, mottle, patch, pip, point, speck, speckle, splotchRelated Words birthmark, freckle, mole; blob, blot, mark, smear, smudge, smutch, stain; spatter, splash; polka dot

  2. 2 a very small piece <wiped a fleck of cookie off his jacket> Synonyms atom, crumb, dribble, bit, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, snip, snippet, speck, tittleRelated Words ace, dab, dash, driblet, drop, fraction, haet [chiefly Scottish], halfpenny, ha'penny, iota, jot, kenning [chiefly Scottish], lick, minim, mite, modicum, nutshell, ounce, pinch, shred, smatter, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), spot, strain, streak, suspicion, taste, touch, trace, whisper, whit; bite, mouthful, nibble, tidbit (also titbit); fragment, part, portion, section; chip, flake, shard, shiver, sliver, splinter; clipping, paring, shaving; smithereensNear Antonyms chunk, gob, hunk, lump, slab; abundance, barrel, bucket, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, peck, pile, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, scads, stack, volume, wad, wealth




fleck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fleck

  1. to mark with small spots especially unevenly <to achieve the desired effect, fleck the canvas with paint simply by flicking the brush close to the surface> Synonyms blotch, dapple, dot, spot, freckle, marble, mottle, pepper, shoot, speck, speckle, splotch, sprinkle, stippleRelated Words blot, dye, stain; band, bar, streak, stripe; intersperse, set, stud; bespatter, spatter




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