adjective see blotch II

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  • Blotchy — Blotch y, a. Having blotches. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blotchy — 1799, from BLOTCH (Cf. blotch) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Blotchiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • blotchy — [bläch′ē] adj. blotchier, blotchiest 1. like a blotch 2. covered with blotches blotchiness n …   English World dictionary

  • blotchy — [[t]blɒ̱tʃi[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is blotchy has blotches on it. Her face had been blotchy and her mascara had run. ...blotchy marks on the leaves. Syn: spotty …   English dictionary

  • blotchy — UK [ˈblɒtʃɪ] / US [ˈblɑtʃɪ] adjective Word forms blotchy : adjective blotchy comparative blotchier superlative blotchiest covered with blotches Her face was blotchy and her eyes swollen. Derived word: blotchiness noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • blotchy — blotchily, adv. /bloch ee/, adj., blotchier, blotchiest. 1. having blotches: a blotchy complexion. 2. resembling a blotch. [1815 25; BLOTCH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • blotchy — adj. Blotchy is used with these nouns: ↑skin …   Collocations dictionary

  • blotchy — blotch|y [ blatʃi ] adjective covered with blotches: Her face was blotchy and her eyes swollen. ╾ blotch|i|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blotchy — blotch ► NOUN ▪ a large irregular patch or unsightly mark. ► VERB ▪ cover or mark with blotches. DERIVATIVES blotchy adjective. ORIGIN alteration of obsolete plotch …   English terms dictionary

  • blotchy — adjective 1. marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots • Syn: ↑blotched, ↑splotched • Similar to: ↑patterned • Derivationally related forms: ↑blotch 2. marred by discolored spots or blotches …   Useful english dictionary

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