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fleck (noun) spot; mark.

The cheetah has a coat of black flecks on its yellow skin. That is, it has black spots on its yellow skin. 'Flecks of dried tears could be seen on her cheeks.' This means that the marks of dried tears were visible on her cheeks. A flecked shirt is a shirt with a design of spots on some background. Flecked hair is dark hair having grey spots.

  • White flecks on her skin, the doctor said, were symptoms of some serious skin disorder and referred her to a skin specialist.
  • Ann's flecked blouse matched her skirt. The dark brown spots of her blouse elegantly combined with the stripes of the same color on her skirt.
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