- a scar or pit in the skin left by a pustule, as of smallpox
- any pit or mark suggestive of this
to pit, cover, or scar with pockmarks
- A pitlike scar left on the skin by smallpox or another eruptive disease.
- A small pit on a surface: The gophers left the lawn covered with pockmarks.
transitive verbpock·marked, pock·mark·ing, pock·marks
To cover with pockmarks; pit.