What does dapple mean?

Definitions for dappleˈdæp əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dapple.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation(verb)

    a small contrasting part of something

    "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"

  2. mottle, dapple, cloud(verb)

    colour with streaks or blotches of different shades


  1. dapple(Noun)

    A mottled marking, usually in clusters.

  2. dapple(Noun)

    An animal with a mottled or spotted skin or coat.

  3. dapple(Verb)

    To mark or become marked with mottling or spots.

  4. dapple(Adjective)

    Having a mottled or spotted skin or coat, dappled.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dapple(noun)

    one of the spots on a dappled animal

  2. Dapple(adj)

    alt. of Dappled

  3. Dapple(verb)

    to variegate with spots; to spot

  4. Origin: [Cf. Icel. depill a spot, a dot, a dog with spots over the eyes, dapi a pool, and E. dimple.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dapple

    dap′l, adj. marked with spots.—v.t. to variegate with spots.—adjs. Dapp′erly (Scot.), variegated; Dapp′le-bay, of bay colour, variegated with dapples; Dapp′led; Dapp′le-gray. [See Dimple.]

Anagrams for dapple »

  1. lapped, palped

  2. Lapped

  3. Palped


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dapple in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dapple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of dapple

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Translations for dapple

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • петнист, пъстър, изпъстрям, изпъстрям сеBulgarian
  • tordo, motear, habado, salpicar, moteadoSpanish
  • tacheterFrench
  • чубарый, пятнистый, покрывать, пятно, покрываться, окраскаRussian
  • apelkastadSwedish

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