- Marred is defined as sullied, spoiled, impaired or disfigured to make something imperfect.
A red wine stain spilled in the middle of the carpet is an example of something that marred the carpet.
This spilled wine has marred the carpet.
Variant of mar
transitive verbmarred, marring
to injure or damage so as to make imperfect, less attractive, etc.; spoil; impair; disfigure
Origin of marMiddle English marren ; from Old English mierran, to hinder, spoil, akin to Gothic marzjan, to offend ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mer-, to disturb, anger from source Sanskrit mŕṣyate, (he) forgets, neglects
Rare something that mars; an injury or blemish