(adjective, verb)


1. having patterns (especially colorful patterns)

Similar word(s): banded, blotched, blotchy, splotched, brinded, brindle, brindled, tabby, burled, checked, checkered, chequered, dappled, mottled, dotted, flecked, specked, speckled, stippled, figured, floral, flowered, freckled, lentiginose, lentiginous, laced, marbled, marbleised, marbleized, moire, watered, patched, spotted, spotty, pointillist, pointillistic, pinstriped, ringed, slashed, sprigged, streaked, streaky, striped, stripy, tessellated, veined, veinlike, venose

Sentences with patterned as an adjective:

- The Royal Navy kept patterned birches and patterned canes at the principal dockyards as specimens, intending to standardize the main implements used for formal corporal punishment on its ships


1. simple past tense and past participle of pattern