Origin of splotchprobably blend of spot + blotch
transitive verbsplotched, splotch·ing, splotch·es
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.
From a variation of splot (“a spot”) (compare blotch, from blot). More at splot.