flyspeck

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noun fly·speck \ˈflī-ˌspek\

Definition of flyspeck

  1. 1 :  a speck made by fly excrement

  2. 2 :  something small and insignificant

flyspeck

transitive verb

Examples of flyspeck in a Sentence

  1. She grew up in a flyspeck of a town.

  2. surreptitiously removed a flyspeck of dirt from the china

1723

First Known Use of flyspeck

1723


FLYSPECK Defined for English Language Learners

flyspeck

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noun fly·speck \ˈflī-ˌspek\

Definition of flyspeck for English Language Learners

  • : a very small piece of waste matter from a fly

  • : something that is very small



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