French translation of 'blot'
1. (= mark) tache f
2. (= shame) tache f
to be a blot on [reputation] tacher
to be a blot on the landscape gâcher le paysage
1. (= dry)
[face, skin] sécher
[ink, writing] passer un buvard sur
to blot one’s copy book ternir sa réputation
Phrasal verbsblot out
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Example Sentences Including 'blot'
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Apply with a brush and blot with a tissue so the mouth is defined and has a little colour but does not look drenched in gloss.The Sun (2010)
Blend outwards with a brush and blot to remove excess.The Sun (2012)
Others consider it a blot on the landscape that needs to be demolished.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Package holidays and ugly resorts have blotted the landscape and have put off richer buyers.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The current one has been a blot on one of our most important monuments.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There is only one blot on this musical landscape, and it is a sadly predictable one.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Instead it will go down as another blot.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It erased the one great blot on the All Black historical landscape.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
One blot on a sound game.The Sun (2012)
The only tiny blot on the landscape is the fact they let in a goal last week.The Sun (2010)
This was the big blot on a superb week for Hughes.The Sun (2013)
Apply one layer straight from the barrel, blot with a tissue, then apply another.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But now he's found home, the one blot is the absence of an apprentice.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
All addictions are a way of trying to avoid or blot out emotional pain.The Sun (2010)
At first it helped blot out the pain of losing my ex.The Sun (2012)
I was trying to blot out the pain and it worked for a while.The Sun (2006)
It was so big that it blotted out the sun.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
That's practically big enough to blot out the sun.The Sun (2007)
The only blot on the landscape is that our eldest son is disgusted.The Sun (2011)
The to keep it looking barely there is blot with tissue lose excess shine.The Sun (2007)
You're on a quest to find something to blot out that pain.The Sun (2016)
That she was not howled down is almost as disgraceful and yet another blot on the collective reputation of our MPs.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They also come with connection poles and cables as a further blot on the landscape.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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'blot' in Other Languages
British English: blot NOUN
a blot on sth If something is a blot on a person's or thing's reputation, it spoils their reputation.
...a blot on the reputation of the architectural profession.
British English: blot VERB
If you blot a surface, you remove liquid from it by pressing a piece of soft paper or cloth onto it.
Before applying make-up, blot the face with a tissue to remove any excess oils.
Translation of blot from the Collins English to French Dictionary