maculate : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
- v spot, stain, or pollute
- s morally blemished; stained or impure
- s spotted or blotched
- But his limitations were a virtue because his target was so big -- and so maculate.
- Among the robin's maculate cousins, "the reddish tail is the hermit thrush's mark.