Definition of freckle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfrekl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfrekl//
[usually plural] Skin
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a small, pale brown spot on a person’s skin, especially on their face, caused by the sun She had wonderful clear skin with an attractive sprinkling of freckles. compare mole See related entries: Skin Word Originlate Middle English: alteration of dialect frecken, from Old Norse freknur (plural).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: freckle