Synonyms of 'dappled'
mottledDictionary, spotted, speckled
He stood in the dappled sunlight of the forest.
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brown or grey streaked or patched with a darker colour
a brindled cat seated on a mat
A piebald animal has patches of black and white on it.
a piebald pony
Thesaurus for dappled from the Collins English Thesaurus
You use dappled to describe something that has dark or light patches on it, or that is made up of patches of light and shade .