[ US /ˈspɑtɪd/ ]
[ UK /spˈɒtɪd/ ]
  1. having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
    a field patched with ice and snow
    a black-and-white spotted cow
    the wall had a spotty speckled effect
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How To Use spotted In A Sentence

  • Back on the boat and heading to shore, we spotted a spout, a fin and then the flukes of a humpback whale.
  • The Navajo made a tea of spotted coralroot used as a lotion for ringworm or skin disease.
  • The forest all along the mountain curve was spotted with dots of red, yellow, purple and gold, trees just beginning to turn with the season.
  • She said two of the remaining three, unsighted threatened species had not been spotted since 1965 while the other had gone undetected since 1891.
  • Tick-borne diseases in the United States include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, tularemia, babesiosis, Colorado tick fever, and relapsing fever.
  • A rare comma butterfly was spotted in the garden in Grassington of lepidopterist James Birdsall.
  • Northern migratory species winter in the savanna, such as spotted sandpiper Actitis macularia, barn swallow Hirundo rustica and blackpoll warbler Dendroica striata. Canaima National Park, Venezuela
  • The baboon would keep the goats together as they grazed during the day, giving alarm calls if it spotted cheetahs or leopards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Her trousers were of spotted sealskin, her vest of red fox. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN
  • I spotted Adrian later in the afternoon staring at the distant tree line with a look of pondering in his eyes.
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