Definition of mar
- whose life has been marred by problems with drugs
- —William Plummer
- their relations were marred by disgraceful conflicts
- —L. W. Beck
- the race was marred by a 23-car pileup
- —Mike Harris
A large scar marred his face.
Her acting mars an otherwise great movie.
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
annihilate, bang up, bash, batter, clobber, crush, dash, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, do in, pulverize, raze, ruin, scourge, shatter, smash, tear down, total, waste, wipe out, wreck;
the Johnsons complained to the movers about broken dishes and mars on the furniture
: to ruin the beauty or perfection of (something) : to hurt or damage the good condition of (something)
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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