Definition of blotch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//blɒtʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//blɑːtʃ//
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a mark, usually not regular in shape, on skin, plants, material, etc. He had come out in (= become covered in) dark red blotches. See related entries: Skin Word Originearly 17th cent. (as a verb): partly an alteration of obsolete plotch in the same sense (of unknown origin), influenced by blot; partly a blend of blot and botch.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blotch