[ US /ˈfɫɛk/ ]
[ UK /flˈɛk/ ]
  1. a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  2. a small contrasting part of something
    a leopard's spots
    a patch of clouds
    a fleck of red
    patches of thin ice
    a bald spot
  1. make a spot or mark onto
    The wine spotted the tablecloth
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How To Use fleck In A Sentence

  • Brick with blurred colors or flecks of color in earthy tones of red, brown, black and buff appear completely at home in a rustic setting.
  • Be kind to the others, grab the fleck of riverweed, notice how beautifully your bug legs scull. Archive 2009-12-01
  • A boring-sounding penne dish, tossed with crisped bits of pancetta (the unsmoked Italian bacon) and a basil-flecked cream sauce, turns out to hold interest down to the last bite.
  • It is also home to the legendary Afflecks Palace from where I have purchased many a pre-loved item in my quest for sartorial elegance.
  • A second home test is to look at your finger nails - do they have lots of white flecks? Body Odour
  • Soft flecks of light winked off the frames of his gold-rimmed glasses and the heavy gold ring in his left ear.
  • Affleck certainly falls into that description.
  • The colossal arms disappearing into her coat's dolman sleeves, tweed flecked with purple and gold. THE SHIPPING NEWS
  • Even without flowers, she says, variegated lamiums are a spectacular foil for hellebores, especially with the white flecks of the ground cover playing off the darker-flowering hellebores.
  • As Dante started forward, Heather at his side, Astarte blocked his path, panic rippling across her face, flecking her eyes with gold. Etched in Bone
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