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adjective as in mottled

adjective as in spotted

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Many units sit empty even when buildings sell out, owing to rich buyers who are just looking for another pied-à-terre or, more nefariously, to money launderers seeking an easy way to wash their cash.

People are still far more likely to buy a million dollar pied à terre in Manhattan than to do so in Oklahoma City.

He was the Pied Piper of life and brought joy to everyone he knew.

For instance: after getting pied, you could taste some of it and make a face that says “Hmm, not bad!”

These men are like avian pied pipers" who lure problem birds out of the trees and "send them spiraling over the sloughs.

Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh are the Pied Pipers of the Republican Party.

A second version of the False Claimant story is found in Le cerf au pied blanc.

Liszt is a poet, not a chronicler; he must be read as such, and not be taken au pied de la lettre.

It varies indifferently from a yellowish brown to a pied, and from a pied to a white.

"No one is fair when hunting the pied-à-terre," I reminded her.

Cessons donc de nous esbahir s'ils ont un pied en l'air et l'œil en la campagne.


On this page you'll find 273 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pied, such as: checkered, discolored, flecked, motley, parti-colored, and speckled.

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