spotted

adjective spot·ted \ ˈspä-təd \
|Updated on: 31 Jul 2018

Definition of spotted

1 : marked with spots
2 : being sullied : tarnished
3 : characterized by the appearance of spots

Examples of spotted in a Sentence

  1. the spotted tablecloth clashed with the stripes on the wallpaper

  2. not surprisingly, the white cow and black bull had a spotted calf

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First Known Use of spotted

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of spotted for English Language Learners

  • : marked with spots



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