pitted

adjective
pit·​ted | \ ˈpi-təd How to pronounce pitted (audio) \

Definition of pitted

: marked with pits

Examples of pitted in a Sentence

the pitted surface of the bowl a man with pitted and scarred cheeks
Recent Examples on the Web Eventually the lesions turn to scabs, which can fall off and leave pitted scars. Maggie O'neill, SELF, 25 May 2022 Garnish with a long straw and baby corn, large pitted black olive and cherry pepper, all on a stick. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 7 Mar. 2022 Garnish with a long straw and baby corn, large pitted black olive and cherry pepper, all on a stick. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 7 Mar. 2022 Victims suffered scorching fever and body aches, followed by spots and blisters that would leave survivors with pitted scars. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 23 Nov. 2021 Victims suffered scorching fever and body aches, and then spots and blisters that would leave survivors with pitted scars. CBS News, 19 Nov. 2021 The game not only pitted area rivals against each other, but also Trinity Is coached by Sarah Dubberley and Montgomery Catholic by her husband, Sellers Dubberley. Bill Lumpkin Iii, al, 27 Oct. 2021 The pitted and marred shape feels closer to the inherent beauty of nature. Matthew Bourbon, Dallas News, 28 Apr. 2021 Phantom and intermittent flushing can also be caused by a pitted valve seat. Fran Aliwalas, Popular Mechanics, 15 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pitted

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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31 May 2022

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“Pitted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pitted. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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