- a diseased, discolored spot or area on a plant.
- a disease so characterized, usually accompanied by cankers and lesions.
verb (used with object)
Origin of blotch
Synonyms for blotch
Related Words for blotchblot, blemish, eruption, spot, patch, splash, breakout, stigma, stain, mark, acne
Examples from the Web for blotch
Historical Examples of blotch
The lighthouse was a white dot and the fish shanties a blotch of brown.Keziah Coffin
Joseph C. Lincoln
The month was April, and the day was blithe, with no blotch in the sky.The Jucklins
There was indeed a blotch on one of the negatives, which I was assured was a spirit.Mystic London:
Charles Maurice Davies
With all the writer's care, however, he had not been able to avoid a blotch.
Mr. Blotch remained in the engine room throughout the journey.Local Color
Irvin S. Cobb
Word Origin for blotch
c.1600, perhaps a blend of blot and botch or patch.