What is another word for splotched?

Pronunciation: [splˈɒt͡ʃt] (IPA)

Splotched is a colorful and descriptive word that typically refers to spots or stains. Some of the synonyms for splotched include blotched, speckled, spotted, dappled, mottled, and flecked. Each of these words describes a slightly different type of pattern, but all share the essence of splotched. Blotched suggests a large, irregular, or unsightly spot, while speckled implies small, regularly spaced specks. Spotted can refer to any shape or size of spot and dappled is often used to describe a pattern that looks like dapples on a horse. Mottled is similar to splotched but suggests a less random distribution of color and flecked implies tiny specks or dots of color.

What are the hypernyms for Splotched?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for splotched?

Splotched refers to something that is marked or stained in a patchy or irregular manner. Its antonyms would therefore be words that describe something that is even, uniform, or unblemished. Examples of antonyms for splotched include words such as unblemished, unspotted, spotless, flawless, pristine, immaculate, unmarred, unmarked, and even. These words would be appropriate to use when describing something that is free from stains, spots or blemishes, or when referring to an object or surface that is completely smooth and uniform. Using antonyms can help to provide a clear description and contrast of a particular object or surface.

What are the antonyms for Splotched?

Usage examples for Splotched

The brick-red of their raw leather jackets splotched every other color with rust.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
She was tear splotched so that her lips were slippery with them, and while the ague of her passion shook her, Alma, her own face swept white and her voice guttered with restraint, took her mother into the cradle of her arms and rocked and hushed her there.
"The Vertical City"
Fannie Hurst
His eyes were flaming and growing red; his face was splotched with colour, hot, angry colour; he was muttering to himself, little broken, feverish, illogical outpourings of the seething passion within him.
"Wolf Breed"
Jackson Gregory

Famous quotes with Splotched

  • ...the huge Jackson Pollock canvas that is the U.S.A.: vast, murky, splotched and slapped together by a drunk.
    Sarah Vowell

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