pockmarked also pock-marked, 1670s (n.); 1756 (v.); see POCK (Cf. pock) (n.) + MARK (Cf. mark) (v.). Related: Pockmarked; pock-marked.

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  • Pockmarked — Pock marked , a. Marked by smallpox; pitted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pockmarked — adjective 1. used of paved surfaces having holes or pits • Syn: ↑pocked, ↑potholed • Similar to: ↑rough, ↑unsmooth 2. marked by or as if by smallpox or acne or other eruptive skin disease • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pockmarked — [[t]pɒ̱kmɑː(r)kt[/t]] also pock marked ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ with n If the surface of something is pockmarked, it has small hollow marks covering it. He had a pockmarked face... The living room is pockmarked with bullet holes. Syn: pocked …   English dictionary

  • pockmarked — pock|marked [ˈpɔkma:kt US ˈpa:kma:rkt] adj covered with hollow marks or holes ▪ a pockmarked skin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pockmarked — adjective covered with pockmarks; pocked: a pockmarked face …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pockmarked — See pockmark. * * * …   Universalium

  • pockmarked — adjective a) Having pockmarks. b) Pitted, or scarred with holes …   Wiktionary

  • pockmarked — Synonyms and related words: alveolar, alveolate, bespangled, blotched, blotchy, dented, depressed, dimpled, dotted, dotty, engraved, faveolate, flea bitten, flecked, fleckered, frecked, freckled, freckly, honeycombed, indented, macular, maculate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pockmarked — pÉ‘kmÉ‘rkt / pÉ’kmɒːkt adj. scarred with pimples, scarred from previous skin inflammations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pockmarked — See: pockmark …   English dictionary

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