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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having spots or blotches.

Usage examples (35)
  • The dog's coat was mottled with brown, black and yellow spots.
  • Her bright russet hair sliding out of a barrette, her skin mottled, her face carefully neutral.
  • Under his feet was the velvet grass, the trees arched overhead, and he stood in mottled sunshine.
  • "Toasted skin syndrome" is what Swiss researchers have dubbed a mottled-skin condition caused by long-term heat exposure. for more
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