- 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 blotchedimpress, seal, daub, sully, blacken, spatter, tarnish, stain, blot, smudge, smear, motley, dappled, dotted, streak, point, scratch, bruise, sign
Examples from the Web for blotched
Historical Examples of blotched
His shirt and hand, and even his naked arm, were stained and blotched with blood.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
His brushes and razors were spread out on the blotched marble of the chest of drawers.The Reef
They were blotched by mosquito bites and tanned to a leather brown.The Trail of the Goldseekers
In color it is green or blue, blotched and streaked with black.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History
There were three eggs, cream-coloured, and blotched with brown.The Swan and Her Crew
George Christopher Davies
Word Origin for blotch
c.1600, perhaps a blend of blot and botch or patch.