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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blotch, splodge, splotchverb

    an irregularly shaped spot

  2. mottle, streak, blotchverb

    mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained


  1. blotchnoun

    An uneven patch of color or discoloration.

  2. blotchnoun

    An irregularly shaped spot.

  3. blotchverb

    To mark with blotches.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Blotchnoun

    A spot or pustule upon the skin.

    Etymology: from blot.

    Spots and blotches, of several colours and figures, straggling over the body; some are red, others yellow, livid, or black. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.


  1. blotch

    A stain is a discoloration that can be clearly distinguished from the surface, material, or medium it is found upon. They are caused by the chemical or physical interaction of two dissimilar materials. Accidental staining may make materials appear used, degraded or permanently unclean. Intentional staining is used in biochemical research and for artistic effect, such as wood staining, rust staining and stained glass.


  1. blotch

    A blotch is a large, irregular shaped spot or area of discoloration that stands out from the surrounding surface, often appearing on skin, fabric, or other materials. It can also refer to a patch of unwanted or unpleasant color or texture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blotchadjective

    a blot or spot, as of color or of ink; especially a large or irregular spot. Also Fig.; as, a moral blotch

  2. Blotchadjective

    a large pustule, or a coarse eruption

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Blotch

    bloch, n. a dark spot on the skin: a pustule.—v.t. to mark or cover with blotches.—adjs. Blotched, Blotch′y. [Prob. formed on Blot.]


  1. Blotch

    a large irregular spot or mark: large whitish membrane between abdomen and thorax in certain saw-flies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blotch in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blotch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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