blotched

adjective \ ˈblächt \

Definition of blotched

: marked or marred with blotches or irregular spots : covered with blotches
  • blotched skin
  • It was a blotched, stained, mouldering room …
  • —Charles Dickens
  • His rumpled grey hair stood up above his forehead like the crest of an angry bird, and the leather-brown of his veined cheeks was blotched with red.
  • —Edith Wharton

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1604

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