pockmark


1pock·mark

noun \ˈpäk-ˌmärk\

: 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

:  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>

First Known Use of POCKMARK

circa 1673

2pockmark

verb

Definition of POCKMARK

transitive verb
:  to cover with or as if with pockmarks :  pit

First Known Use of POCKMARK

1756

pock·mark

noun \ˈpäk-ˌmärk\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POCKMARK

: a mark, pit, or depressed scar caused by smallpox or acne
pock·marked adjective

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