Synonyms for speck

Grammar : Noun
Spell : spek
Phonetic Transcription : spɛk

Top 10 synonyms for speck Other synonyms for the word speck

Définition of speck

Origin :
  • Old English specca "small spot, stain," of unknown origin; probably related to Dutch speckel "speck, speckle," Middle Dutch spekelen "to sprinkle." Meaning "tiny bit" developed c.1400.
  • noun tiny bit
Example sentences :
  • Some things he lacked: he hadn't no immagination at all, not one speck.
  • Extract from : « Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 6. » by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  • But there was not a speck of dust anywhere, as Mrs. Brady noticed.
  • Extract from : « The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys » by Gulielma Zollinger
  • I feel as a cat who would lick all day to take the least speck from her fur.
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • And then she would still keep the house clean, not even a speck of dust.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • She cast a hasty glance at his feet, and saw that there was not a speck of dust on his boots.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • Och, ma'am, I mind it well; but sure I thought it was a speck.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; » by Various
  • It lifted slowly, and rose, and rose, and dwindled to a speck high in the air.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930 » by Various
  • They could see an automobile, like a speck, moving swiftly along it.
  • Extract from : « Highacres » by Jane Abbott
  • And now I'm the speck and—I don't know when we reach the corner.
  • Extract from : « Highacres » by Jane Abbott
  • But no speck appeared to tell us that the ship was up there.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 » by Various

Antonyms for speck

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