Synonyms for (noun) speck

Synonyms: speck, pinpoint

Definition: a very small spot

Usage: the plane was just a speck in the sky

Similar words: spot, speckle, dapple, fleck, maculation, patch

Definition: a small contrasting part of something

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


Synonyms: soupcon, speck, tinge, touch, hint, mite, jot, pinch

Definition: a slight but appreciable amount

Usage: this dish could use a touch of garlic

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude


Synonyms: atom, speck, particle, molecule, mote, corpuscle

Definition: (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

Similar words: material, stuff

Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (verb) speck

Synonyms: speck

Definition: produce specks in or on

Usage: speck the cloth

Similar words: mark

Definition: make or leave a mark on

Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads