Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hurriedly.
  • Boldly; eagerly.
  • Marked or covered with freckles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of or marked with freckles; sprinkled with spots; freckled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Full of or marked with freckles; sprinkled with spots; freckled.
  • adverb obsolete Hurriedly.
  • adverb Boldly; eagerly.

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Examples

  • And, of course, there was the inevitable card from the "eww" boy -- the freckly kid who picked his nose whenever he was nervous and whose fly was always open, or the one with the crew cut who never got an answer right when the teacher called on him and had a faint smell of liverwurst.

    Vicki Larson: Why singles feel bad on Valentine's Day

  • She has that awful early adolescent pudge, and white, freckly pinkish skin.

    Blind Melon No Rain

  • And, of course, there was the inevitable card from the "eww" boy -- the freckly kid who picked his nose whenever he was nervous and whose fly was always open, or the one with the crew cut who never got an answer right when the teacher called on him and had a faint smell of liverwurst.

    Vicki Larson: Why singles feel bad on Valentine's Day

  • Light brown? and a friendly, freckly, not unpretty, face.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • They were paler than pretty average, with the sort of freckly, pinkish skin of those occasional littlies born extra sensitive to the sun.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Perhaps they had not heard my last name: My family is pale, and my fair, freckly skin looks more Irish than Mexican.

    Robert Gonzalez: Republicans and the Hispanic Rift

  • A statuesque, photographic beauty looming a full head above a thin, long-haired, pathetic, freckly failure.

    Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons

  • The thing was hairless and mottled pink, with freckly patches on its tight skin and an even pinker tail that looked chewed.

    Beard

  • Light brown? and a friendly, freckly, not unpretty, face.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Light brown? and a friendly, freckly, not unpretty, face.

    Songs of Love & Death

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