Mottled is defined as marked in streaks and spots of different colors or shades.
An example of mottled is the coloring on the teeth of a cigarette smoker and coffee drinker.
Spotted or blotched with different shades or colors.
(comparative more mottled, superlative most mottled)
- Colored in patches; spotted
- The mottled skin of the snake was a camouflage that helped it blend in with the shadows.
- Simple past tense and past participle of mottle.
1670-80 mottle +"Ž -ed.