Synonyms for Dappled:


all (adjective)
mottled (adjective)
marbled, freckled, pied.
mottled, freckled (adjective)
motley, checkered, variegated, pied, varicolored, brindled, multicolor, flecked, Parti-colored.
multicolored (adjective)
mosaic, flecked, calico, motley, striped, rainbow, multicolor, Striated, harlequin, patchwork, varicolored, marble, parquet, colorful, freckled, checkered, Parti-colored, checked, tessellated, kaleidoscopic, tartan, plaid, variegated, Dichromic, streaked, polychromatic.
speckled (adjective)
brindled, mottled.


brindled, albino, ginger, tabby, pied, dapple-gray, bay, camouflage. brash, bleached, cold, chintzy, clean, ablaze, bright, bold, color-coded. dappled (noun)
mottled, patterned.


variegated (verb)
marbled, colored, colorized.

Other synonyms:

brindled, albino, dapple-gray. camouflage. bay. mottled
Other relevant words:
dapple-gray, brindled, tabby, patterned, pied, albino, mottled.

Usage examples for dappled

  1. This prodigious labour has left no trace of fatigue on the strong cheeks dappled with red, and on the large white forehead. – Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings by Mary F. Sandars
  2. The high trail leads away to shadow- dappled pools. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  3. The road lay before them in dappled lights and shadows from the brilliant moon overhead. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green