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FRECKLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does freckle mean? 

FRECKLE (noun)
  The noun FRECKLE has 1 sense:

1. a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin

  Familiarity information: FRECKLE used as a noun is very rare.


FRECKLE (verb)
  The verb FRECKLE has 2 senses:

1. become freckled
2. mark with freckles

  Familiarity information: FRECKLE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FRECKLE (noun)


Sense 1freckle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

freckle; lentigo

Hypernyms ("freckle" is a kind of...):

macula; macule (a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases)

Holonyms ("freckle" is a part of...):

cutis; skin; tegument (a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch)


FRECKLE (verb)


Sense 1freckle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become freckled

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

I freckle easily

Hypernyms (to "freckle" is one way to...):

spot (become spotted)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2freckle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mark with freckles

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "freckle" is one way to...):

spot (mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s somebody


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