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blotch

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verb \ ˈbläch \

Definition of blotch

transitive verb
:to mark or mar with blotches

Examples of blotch in a Sentence

  1. blotched the bedroom walls with various shades of blue to give them a textured effect

  2. my pen leaked and blotched my shirt pocket

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First Known Use of blotch

1604


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blotch

noun

Definition of blotch

2 :a spot or mark (as of color or ink) especially when large or irregular

blotchily

play \ˈblä-chə-lē\ adverb

blotchy

play \ˈblä-chē\ adjective

Examples of blotch in a Sentence

  1. blotches on the tree's leaves

  2. a dog with a single small blotch of black

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Origin and Etymology of blotch

perhaps blend of 1blot and 3botch


BLOTCH Defined for English Language Learners

blotch

noun

Definition of blotch for English Language Learners

  • : a usually dark-colored spot especially on the skin


BLOTCH Defined for Kids

blotch

play
noun \ ˈbläch \

Definition of blotch for Students

1 :a blemish on the skin
2 :a large irregular spot of color or ink

blotched

\ˈblächt\ adjective

Medical Dictionary

blotch

play
noun \ ˈbläch \

medical Definition of blotch

:a discolored patch on the skin
  • the face and neck were covered with large reddish blotches

blotch

transitive verb

blotchy

play \\ adjective


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