fleck Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fleck” in the English Dictionary

"fleck" in British English

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flecknoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /flek/
a ​smallmark or ​spot: Blackbirds' ​eggs are ​paleblue with ​brown flecks on them. I got a few flecks ofpaint on the ​window.
(Definition of fleck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flecknoun [C]

 us   /flek/
a ​smallmark, esp. of a different ​color: I got a few flecks of ​paint on the ​window when I was ​painting the ​frames.
verb [T]  us   /flek/
Her ​hair is flecked with ​gray.
(Definition of fleck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fleck”
in Spanish mota…
in Vietnamese vết lốm đốm…
in Malaysian tompok…
in Thai จุด…
in French particule…
in German der Fleck…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斑点…
in Turkish benek, leke…
in Russian пятнышко, крапинка…
in Indonesian partikel, bintik…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斑點…
in Polish plamka…
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