Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Splashed; spotted; speckled; in entomology, marked with flecks or little irregular dots and streaks.
  • Drunk.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of fleck.

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  • adjective having a pattern of dots

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Examples

  • TheRunawaySpoon's simple food processor dough yields tender, buttery coins flecked with blue cheese and black pepper.

    The Best Open House Dishes From Food52

  • TheRunawaySpoon's simple food processor dough yields tender, buttery coins flecked with blue cheese and black pepper.

    The Best Open House Dishes

  • TheRunawaySpoon's simple food processor dough yields tender, buttery coins flecked with blue cheese and black pepper.

    The Best Open House Dishes

  • Here comes to view the 'flecked' appearance of the iris, especially in the right eye.

    The Appetite of Tyranny Including Letters to an Old Garibaldian

  • He's bloody, she announced, her eyes glued to Puff's blood-flecked chest.

    Puff

  • "It was all so new," George muses, "the pleasure flecked with its opposite, with little hurts and contradictions that came to seem as much a part of love as the clear gaze of acceptance."

    The (Private) Lives of the Poets

  • The tops of trees flecked with pale yellow light, but the meadow darkens quickly.

    The light that draws the flower

  • But it would be flecked with disappointment were he to roll back the advances of the past 12 months in favour of creating his very own Dad's Army through the restoration of the golden oldies en masse.

    Harry Redknapp's Dad's Army take on England would be a step back | Richard Williams

  • Immediately after my Tweet and the froth-flecked reverberations its flight inspired, I felt more than twinges of regret that I had roused the beasts which I have sought for years to placate through the uttering of low amusements: I felt genuine anxiety that their ire was directed at me, a Show-off who depends on goodwill to ensure the making of a living which in this economy is no easy feat.

    Steven Weber: Listen to the Mocking Bird

  • Immediately after my Tweet and the froth-flecked reverberations its flight inspired, I felt more than twinges of regret that I had roused the beasts which I have sought for years to placate through the uttering of low amusements: I felt genuine anxiety that their ire was directed at me, a Show-off who depends on goodwill to ensure the making of a living which in this economy is no easy feat.

    Steven Weber: Listen to the Mocking Bird

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