1. [ noun ] a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Synonyms: defect mar

"a facial blemish"

Related terms: appearance ugliness smudge scratch birthmark crack chatter_mark burn wart stigma blackhead whitehead crack mole dent mar flaw
2. [ verb ] mar or spoil the appearance of
Synonyms: disfigure deface

"scars defaced her cheeks" "The vandals disfigured the statue"

Related terms: mar scar maul disfigurement defacement
3. [ verb ] mar or impair with a flaw
Synonyms: spot

"her face was blemished"

Related terms: dirty
4. [ verb ] add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
Synonyms: flaw
Related terms: damage
Similar spelling:   blemished