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pockmark

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noun pock·mark \ˈpäk-ˌmärk\

Simple Definition of pockmark

  • : a mark or scar on the skin that is usually caused by a disease (such as chicken pox or acne)

  • : a hole in or mark on something

Full Definition of pockmark

  1. :  a mark, pit, or depressed scar caused by smallpox or acne; also :  an imperfection or depression like a pockmark

Examples of pockmark

  1. The bullets left pockmarks in the wall.

  2. <the explosion left little pockmarks all over the face of the adjacent building>



Circa 1673

First Known Use of pockmark

circa 1673


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pockmark

verb pock·mark

Definition of pockmark

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with or as if with pockmarks :  pit



1756

First Known Use of pockmark

1756


Medical Dictionary

pockmark

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noun pock·mark \ˈpäk-ˌmärk\

Medical Definition of pockmark

  1. :  a mark, pit, or depressed scar caused by smallpox or acne

  2. pock·marked adjective





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