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splotch

noun \ ˈspläch \
|Updated on: 4 Aug 2018

Definition of splotch

splotchy

play \ˈsplä-chē\ adjective

Examples of splotch in a Sentence

  1. the bleach left a small white splotch on my shirt

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Origin and Etymology of splotch

perhaps blend of spot and blotch

splotch Synonyms


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splotch

verb

Definition of splotch

splotched; splotching; splotches
: to mark with a splotch : cover with splotches

Examples of splotch in a Sentence

  1. ink from a leaking pen had badly splotched his shirt pocket

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First Known Use of splotch

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SPLOTCH Defined for English Language Learners

splotch

Definition of splotch for English Language Learners

  • : a large spot or mark of dirt, paint, etc.



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