liver spots

plural noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The first is Tom in 1996, with a head of hair and a face free of liver spots. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 21 June 2021 His eyes are glistening beads under bushy eyebrows, spittle dribbles down his scraggly beard, liver spots decorate his weathered face. Carvell Wallace, New York Times, 6 Oct. 2020 The American Cancer Society also said that UV light can cause premature aging and signs of damage such as wrinkles, leather skin, liver spots, actinic keratosis and solar elastosis. Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2020 The same excruciatingly clear HD television picture that brought the liver spots on the oldest debaters’ faces into your living room also brought Buttigieg’s uneven 5 o’clock shadow, accentuating the age gap. Todd J. Gillman, Dallas News, 20 Feb. 2020 Nonsense Chicken, on the main strip of the humming Itaewon neighborhood, was a bare and empty white room occupied by a short, sun-baked Korean man with a boxy torso, liver spots on his forehead, and a brusque manner. Wesley Yang, Bon Appetit, 9 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1684, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liver spots was in 1684

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Cite this Entry

“Liver spots.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

Medical Definition

liver spots

noun plural
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