verb (used with object), de·faced, de·fac·ing.
Origin of deface
Examples from the Web for defacement
By the following simple method this can be done without any injury or defacement of the ivory.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
The Journal had been calling the attention of its readers to the defacement of the landscape by billboard advertisers.The Americanization of Edward Bok|Edward William Bok
In England, the purpose of the defacement marks is primarily to prevent the stamp being used again.Her Majesty's Mails|William Lewins
It was its extreme hardness that saved it from destruction and defacement.Beauties and Antiquities of Ireland|T. O. Russell
They are never disfigured with vile language or other defacement.Farm Boys and Girls|William Arch McKeever