to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil: That billboard mars the view. The holiday was marred by bad weather.
to disfigure, deface, or scar: The scratch marred the table.
- un·mar·ring, adjective
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How to use mar in a sentence
But Khin mar Cho is pinning her hopes on the international community.
A steel bracelet on my wrists reads CPL BRIAN L. CHEVALIER - 14 mar 2007 – DIYALA.
Then came his turn as Ennis Del mar, the gay lovelorn cowboy in Brokeback Mountain, and the rest is history.
Pujol was offering a choice of tasting menus that evening: mar (Surf) or Tierra (Turf).
The Savanna-La-mar Hurricane then moved onto Cuba, killing more than 1,000, in total.
Railroads are reckless Radicals and are destined by turns to make and to mar the fortunes of many great emporiums.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
But the Earls of mar and Athol are collecting their forces, and some other nobles of the land are drawing to their party.'King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
A cigar should be handled daintily; it is a fragile, graceful creature—don't mar its beauty.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
One glaring color, or conspicuous article, would entirely mar the beauty of such a dress.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
Collars or sleeves, pinned over or tightly strained to meet, will entirely mar the effect of the prettiest dress.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for mar (1 of 2)
(tr) to cause harm to; spoil or impair
a disfiguring mark; blemish
- marrer, noun
British Dictionary definitions for Mar (2 of 2)
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