• Speck Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To cause the presence of specks upon or in, especially specks regarded as defects or blemishes; to spot; to speckle; as, paper specked by impurities in the water used in its manufacture.
  2. (n.) A small etheostomoid fish (Ulocentra stigmaea) common in the Eastern United States.
  3. (n.) A very small thing; a particle; a mite; as, specks of dust; he has not a speck of money.
  4. (n.) The blubber of whales or other marine mammals; also, the fat of the hippopotamus.
  5. (n.) A small discolored place in or on anything, or a small place of a color different from that of the main substance; a spot; a stain; a blemish; as, a speck on paper or loth; specks of decay in fruit.

Atom, Hint, Jot, Mite, Molecule, Mote, Particle, Pinch, Soupcon, Tinge, Touch,

• Speckled-bill Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The American white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons).

• Speckt Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A woodpecker. See Speight.