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blotch

 (blŏch)
n.
1. A spot or blot; a splotch.
2. A discoloration on the skin; a blemish.
3. Any of several plant diseases caused by fungi or bacteria and resulting in brown or black dead areas on leaves or fruit.
tr. & intr.v. blotched, blotch·ing, blotch·es
To mark or become marked with blotches.

[Probably blend of blot and botch.]

blotch′i·ly adv.
blotch′i·ness n.
blotch′y adj.

blotch

(blɒtʃ)
n
an irregular spot or discoloration, esp a dark and relatively large one such as an ink stain
vb
1. to become or cause to become marked by such discoloration
2. (intr) (of a pen or ink) to write or flow unevenly in blotches
[C17: probably from botch, influenced by blot1]

blotch

(blɒtʃ)
n.
1. a large, irregular spot or blot; stain.
2. a discolored spot on the skin; blemish.
3. any of several plant diseases caused by fungi and characterized by cankers and lesions.
v.t.
4. to mark with blotches.
[1595–1605]
blotch•y, adj. blotch•i•er, blotch•i•est.
blotch′i•ly, adv.

blotch


Past participle: blotched
Gerund: blotching

Imperative
blotch
blotch
Present
I blotch
you blotch
he/she/it blotches
we blotch
you blotch
they blotch
Preterite
I blotched
you blotched
he/she/it blotched
we blotched
you blotched
they blotched
Present Continuous
I am blotching
you are blotching
he/she/it is blotching
we are blotching
you are blotching
they are blotching
Present Perfect
I have blotched
you have blotched
he/she/it has blotched
we have blotched
you have blotched
they have blotched
Past Continuous
I was blotching
you were blotching
he/she/it was blotching
we were blotching
you were blotching
they were blotching
Past Perfect
I had blotched
you had blotched
he/she/it had blotched
we had blotched
you had blotched
they had blotched
Future
I will blotch
you will blotch
he/she/it will blotch
we will blotch
you will blotch
they will blotch
Future Perfect
I will have blotched
you will have blotched
he/she/it will have blotched
we will have blotched
you will have blotched
they will have blotched
Future Continuous
I will be blotching
you will be blotching
he/she/it will be blotching
we will be blotching
you will be blotching
they will be blotching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blotching
you have been blotching
he/she/it has been blotching
we have been blotching
you have been blotching
they have been blotching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blotching
you will have been blotching
he/she/it will have been blotching
we will have been blotching
you will have been blotching
they will have been blotching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blotching
you had been blotching
he/she/it had been blotching
we had been blotching
you had been blotching
they had been blotching
Conditional
I would blotch
you would blotch
he/she/it would blotch
we would blotch
you would blotch
they would blotch
Past Conditional
I would have blotched
you would have blotched
he/she/it would have blotched
we would have blotched
you would have blotched
they would have blotched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blotch - an irregularly shaped spotblotch - an irregularly shaped spot    
blot, smirch, smudge, daub, slur, smear, spot - a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
Verb1.blotch - mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

blotch

noun mark, spot, patch, splash, stain, blot, smudge, blemish, splodge, smirch, smutch His face was covered in red blotches.

blotch

noun
A discolored mark made by smearing:
verb
To mark or soil with spots:
Translations
skvrna
mærkeplet
blettur, útbrot
plankums

blotch

[blɒtʃ] N [of ink, colour] → mancha f; (on skin) → mancha f, erupción f

blotch

[ˈblɒtʃ] n (= mark) → tache f

blotch

n (on skin) → Fleck m; (of ink, colour also)Klecks m
vt paper, written workbeklecksen, Flecken machen auf (+acc); skinfleckig werden lassen

blotch

[blɒtʃ] n (of ink, colour) → macchia, chiazza; (on skin) → chiazza

blotch

(blotʃ) noun
a discoloured mark. Those red blotches on her face are very ugly.

blotch

n. marca, roncha o área descolorida de la piel.

blotch

n (derm) mancha, roncha
References in classic literature ?
In the dense blotch of light beneath the table, the kneeling figure looked like a priest engaged in some service of his church.
In time the bells ceased, and the bakers were shut up; and yet there was a genial shadowing forth of all these dinners and the progress of their cooking, in the thawed blotch of wet above each baker's oven; where the pavement smoked as if its stones were cooking too.
He went into the Keddah at the last drive, and threw Barmao there the rope, when we were trying to get that young calf with the blotch on his shoulder away from his mother.
Until then the nose of the chevalier was ever delicate and nice; never had a damp black blotch, nor an amber drop fall from it; but now that nose, smeared with tobacco around the nostrils, degraded by the driblets which took advantage of the natural gutter placed between itself and the upper lip,--that nose, which no longer cared to seem agreeable, revealed the infinite pains which the chevalier had formerly taken with his person, and made observers comprehend, by the extent of its degradation, the greatness and persistence of the man's designs upon Mademoiselle Cormon.
It was only when I caught sight of the red blotch on Mrs.
At last, he took a pencil and pointed out an imperceptible black point in the scallops of an oval blotch, adding: "There it is.
cried mademoiselle; and to confirm her promise, she deposited a rosy blotch in the middle of the Madonna's cheek.
A red blotch on one of her cheeks seemed to show that it had recently been pressed against a pillow, and her half-awakened eyes stared at him hospitably but confusedly.
They seemed to have a general groundwork of blue, but here and there other colors glinted at times through the blue--gorgeous yellows, turning to pink, purple, orange and scarlet, mingled with more sober browns and grays--each appearing as a blotch or stripe anywhere on a leaf and then disappearing, to be replaced by some other color of a different shape.
Far, far down I saw a small brown blotch near the bottom of the canon.
He was on the point of stepping without to question the sentry, when his eyes, becoming accustomed to the dark, discovered a blotch of lesser blackness near the base of the rear wall of the hut.
He saw a sleeping dais near the center, with a darker blotch of something lying on the marble floor beside it.