Definition of speckly in English:

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speckly

Pronunciation: /ˈspɛk(ə)li/

adjective (specklier, speckliest)

Covered or marked with small spots or patches of colour: the eggs are large and brown and speckly
More example sentences
  • He pronounces the batter good because it produces speckly pancakes.
  • They scuttled for days and days till they came to a great forest, exclusively full of trees and bushes and stripy, speckly, patchy shadows.
  • They're not dissimilar to hen eggs, but about 20% bigger and more speckly.

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