from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having freckles.
  • adj. Covered with freckles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Marked with freckles; spotted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Marked with freckles or spots: as, a freckled face.
  • Marked with small, irregular, and not very distinct spots, resembling freckles on a face.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or covered with or resembling freckles


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  • Most of these shops are kept by Moormen – large, yellow, unpleasant-looking persons in freckled calico petticoats, heads shaven quite clean and covered with a little red basket too small for the purpose.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • At the far end of the squad in an area occupied by our to corporals one of them, which we will call the freckled dork, is spouting silly marine non-commisioned officer nonsense.

    Archive 2003-05-01

  • _The "freckled" appearance which you mention in your positives in all probability depends upon the action of the light upon the silver, which still remains in your proof.

    Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

  • The wetlands are important breeding and habitat areas for several nationally threatened and/or migratory species such as freckled duck (Stictonetta naevosa), musk duck (Biziura lobata), black swan (Cygnus atratus), silver gulls (Larus novaehollandiae), Australian pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus), great egret (Egretta alba), and glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus).

    Eastern Australia mulga shrublands

  • Fiona Murray was an older, more fiery version of Kara, with red hair, blue eyes, and freckled, weathered skin.

    At Hidden Falls

  • Something I never realized about Batali is how freckled and fair he is and also how strong his Pac West intonations are.

    Batali On His Film Cameo, Michelin Stars, And Running An Empire

  • Julia pale, freckled, dreamy Julia, who played the oboe and knew even more physics than he did was never going to sleep with Quentin.

    Excerpt: The Magicians by Lev Grossman

  • Spaghetti straps revealed her slender arms and the nightgown held her firm breasts in place just below a freckled slate and an articulated clavicle.

    Excerpt: The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris

  • The members of this clan, like the once hairy-brunette-Italian Madonna and the once freckled-redhead Aussie Nicole Kidman now resemble no one as much as the blonde American Barbara Walters, who could, in turn, not only be their mother but also the sister of Linda Evans.

    Paulina Porizkova: Aging

  • She had a young, freckled complexion, and I was already losing hair in front, my teeth stained from cigarettes and coffee.

    Least Resistance


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