Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without spot or blame.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without spot or blame.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spotless; stainless.
  • Blameless; innocent.

Etymologies

fleck +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I'll put my Jalapeno Crabcakes up against yours any day .... even without my dear, departed, shell-less, fleckless NW USA Dungeness.

    From My Cold, Dead Hands

  • The portrait becomes thrillingly vital if we realize that the stains upon it are the impact of accidental conditions on a nature which might otherwise have been useful and fleckless.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Darby in his arms, and drawing a low chair close to the window, together they sat there until from the fleckless blue of the frosty sky the little stars shone out one by one, twinkling soft bright eyes towards

    Two Little Travellers A Story for Girls

  • Then the sky resumes the fleckless blueness which characterises it during the greater part of the year.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • Out of the blue void of a fleckless sky, came whooping at dawn a boisterous wind.

    Little Miss Grouch A Narrative Based on the Log of Alexander Forsyth Smith's Maiden Transatlantic Voyage

  • A few days later, Eric, coming home from school, found his father sitting in Mrs. Williamson's prim, fleckless parlour.

    Kilmeny of the Orchard

  • The sky was a bowl of palest, fleckless azure; the sun shone gloriously on the field of snow; and the air stung the nostrils like the heady fumes of wine.

    Two on the Trail A Story of the Far Northwest

  • The papers extended across the hall and into a prim, fleckless parlor.

    Anne of Avonlea

  • How the the river ran before us, and the fleckless blue hung o'er us,

    The Four Winds of Eirinn

  • It was a strange face: the modelling most like what is called "Greek," save for the nose, which was a trifle too short for that, and the features showed a happy purity of outline almost childlike; the blue eyes, clear, fleckless, serenely irresponsible, with more the look of refusing responsibility than being unconscious of it; eyes without care, without prudence, and without evil.

    The Two Vanrevels

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