- a discolored patch or blemish on the skin
- any large blot or stain
Origin of blotchuncertain or unknown; perhaps extension of blot
to cover or mark with blotches
- A spot or blot; a splotch.
- A discoloration on the skin; a blemish.
- Any of several plant diseases caused by fungi or bacteria and resulting in brown or black dead areas on leaves or fruit.
tr. & intr.v.blotched, blotch·ing, blotch·es
To mark or become marked with blotches.
Origin of blotchProbably blend of blot 1 botch
(third-person singular simple present blotches, present participle blotching, simple past and past participle blotched)
- To mark with blotches.