blotch blotch  /b ˈlɑttʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an irregularly shaped spot
  2. (v) mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

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Usage(s):

  1. It was the size of a dime and as thick as a nickela discolored blotch on John McCain's left temple.
  2. Nearly four hours after the bomb blast, Neeraj Chawla still walks around with a large blotch of blood on his blue shirt.
  3. The monster blotch was an unusually large solar flare, a stupendous explosion that belched radiation and billions of tons of matter far into space.

News

  • Morning Minutes: March 16

    dapple DAP-uhl noun; A small contrasting spot or blotch; a mottled appearance, especially of the coat of an animal (as a horse); transitive verb: to mark with patches of a color or shade; to spot. intransitive verb: to become dappled; adjective: marked with contrasting patches or spots; dappled.
    on March 22, 2014     Source: Gridley Herald

Quotes

  1. "Sending our men and women off to this war at the risk of death will be a blotch on the Senate forever," Donohue quoted Byrd.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Phil Donahue Source: WTRF

  2. John Joe Sark, a spiritual leader of the Mi'kmaq people in Prince Edward Island, says Fort Amherst's namesake is a "terrible blotch on Canada."
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Sark Source: CTV.ca

  3. Senator Specter, you have been very critical of the NSA warrantless wiretap program, saying that without judicial review it is a, quote, "blotch on America".
    on Jun 25, 2006 By: Arlen Specter Source: FOXNews

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