inkblot inkblot  /ˈɪŋkb ˌlɑt/


  • (n) a blot made with ink


  1. Rumble Fish is the messiest, most provocative inkblot of the year.
  2. Rumble Fish is the messiest, most provocative inkblot of the year.
  3. The inkblot-masked Rorschach puts his mile-wide mean streak to work as he tracks down the killer of his old partner, a vigilante known as the Comedian.


  • Rivals read what they want in Obama Keystone remarks

    By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama weighed in on the Keystone XL pipeline controversy on Tuesday, his comments became a kind of Rorschach inkblot test for rival lobbies, reflecting their wishes for the fate of the long-delayed project. The pipeline, designed to carry 830,000 barrels of crude oil per day from the Canadian oil sands and the Bakken shale in North ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. Truman's daughter, who carried the painting home to her father after a dinner with Churchill, "had strong feelings for Sir Winston," Daniel said. "He could have painted an inkblot on a napkin and she would have liked it."
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Clifton Daniel Source: Bloomberg

  2. "It is often very revealing. How people behave about their avatars, like so much else in cyberspace, is like a Roschach inkblot test," said Sherry Turkle, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and director of the MIT...
    on Oct 3, 2006 By: Sherry Turkle Source: ABC News

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