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Meaning of MOTTLE

Pronunciation:  'mâtul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
  2. [v]  mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
 

MOTTLE is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: blotch, cloud, dapple, streak
 
 See Also: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize, harlequin, speckle, spot, stipple

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mot"tle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mottled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Mottling}.] [From {Mottled}.]
    To mark with spots of different color, or shades of color, as
    if stained; to spot; to maculate.
    
    
  2. \Mot"tle\, n.
    A mottled appearance.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: band, bar, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, birthmark, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, brand, caste mark, chalk, chalk up, check, check off, checker, checkmark, cicatrix, cicatrize, cut, dapple, dappledness, dappleness, dash, define, delimit, demarcate, discolor, discoloration, dot, dottedness, earmark, engrave, engraving, flake, fleck, flick, freckle, freckliness, gash, graving, hack, harlequin, hatch, impress, imprint, iris, jot, lentigo, line, macula, maculate, maculation, macule, make a mark, marble, marbleize, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, mole, motley, mottledness, nevus, nick, notch, patch, pencil, pepper, point, pointillage, pointillism, polka dot, polychrome, polychromize, prick, print, punch, punctuate, puncture, rainbow, riddle, scar, scarification, scarify, score, scotch, scratch, scratching, seal, seam, spangle, speck, speckle, speckliness, splash, splotch, spot, spottedness, spottiness, sprinkle, stain, stamp, stigma, stigmatize, stipple, stippledness, stippling, strawberry mark, streak, striate, stripe, stud, tattoo, tattoo mark, tessellate, tick, tick off, tittle, trace, underline, underscore, variegate, vein, watermark
 

 

 

 

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