a spot, splash, or stain, esp. one that is irregular
Origin of splotchprobably blend of spot + blotch
to mark or soil, or be marked or soiled, with a splotch or splotches
An irregularly shaped spot, stain, or colored area.
transitive verbsplotched, splotch·ing, splotch·es
To mark with splotches or a splotch.
Origin of splotchPerhaps blend of spot, blot1 and botch.
- An irregular-shaped spot or stain.
(third-person singular simple present splotches, present participle splotching, simple past and past participle splotched)
- To mark with splotches.