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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 ?
Petya ought to have known that he was in a forest with Denisov's guerrilla band, less than a mile from the road, sitting on a wagon captured from the French beside which horses were tethered, that under it Likhachev was sitting sharpening a saber for him, that the big dark blotch to the right was the watchman's hut, and the red blotch below to the left was the dying embers of a campfire, that the man who had come for the cup was an hussar who wanted a drink; but he neither knew nor waited to know anything of all this.
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.
To make sure, I looked for his shadow, and there it was, a shapeless blotch the girth of his body, (the sun was overhead), moving along the ground.
In the dense blotch of light beneath the table, the kneeling figure looked like a priest engaged in some service of his church.
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.
Her son turned to look at her as she reeled and swayed in the middle of the room, her fierce face convulsed with passion, her blotched arms raised high in imprecation.
But in my face do I feel through thy hand, two spots and red blotches itch!
Its back was corrugated and ornamented with ungainly bosses, and a greenish incrustation blotched it here and there.
It was a very dark miserable place, very low and very damp: the walls disfigured by a thousand rents and blotches. The water was trickling out of a leaky butt, and a most wretched cat was lapping up the drops with the sickly eagerness of starvation.
But Hetty objected to it because it had numerous dim blotches sprinkled over the mirror, which no rubbing would remove, and because, instead of swinging backwards and forwards, it was fixed in an upright position, so that she could only get one good view of her head and neck, and that was to be had only by sitting down on a low chair before her dressing-table.
Blotches of green and crimson drifted across my eyes.
the face of the Scarecrow and many portions of his body bore great blotches of putz-pomade; for the Tin Woodman, in his eagerness to welcome his friend, had quite forgotten the condition of his toilet and had rubbed the thick coating of paste from his own body to that of his comrade.