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speck

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of speck

  1. 1 a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part a lizard with specks of white against a green body Synonyms of speck blotch, dapple, dot, eyespot, fleck, mottle, patch, pip, point, spot, speckle, splotchWords Related to speck birthmark, freckle, mole; blob, blot, mark, smear, smudge, smutch, stain; spatter, splash; polka dot

  2. 2 a very small amount not a speck of explanation to accompany the book's pictures Synonyms of speck ace, bit, crumb, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, hint, lick, little, mite, nip, ounce, peanuts, ray, scintilla, scruple, shade, shadow, shred, skosh, smack, smell, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snap, soupçon, spark, spatter, particle, splash, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, touch, traceWords Related to speck hoot, iota, jot, minim, minimum, modicum, semblance, syllable, tittle, vestige, whit; atom, dot, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, patch, scrap; dash, drop, pinch; part, portion, section; bite, nibble, taste; handful, scattering, smatter, smattering; dose, shot; chip, flake, fragment, shard, shiver, sliver, smithereens, splinter; shred, tatter; clipping, paring, shavingNear Antonyms of speck abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful, gobs, heaps, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, lot, mass, mess, mountain, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, wad, wealth; volume; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; chunk, hunk, lump, slab

  3. 3 a very small piece a speck of dust was preventing the laser from reading the disc Synonyms of speck atom, crumb, dribble, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, snip, snippet, bit, tittleWords Related to speck 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 of speck 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


speck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of speck

  1. to mark with small spots especially unevenly dirt that had specked the windows of the factory for ages Synonyms of speck blotch, dapple, dot, fleck, freckle, marble, mottle, pepper, shoot, spot, speckle, splotch, sprinkle, stippleWords Related to speck blot, dye, stain; band, bar, streak, stripe; intersperse, set, stud; bespatter, spatter



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