Definition of 'blot'
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At first it helped blot out the pain of losing my ex. The Sun (2012)It was so big that it blotted out the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Blend outwards with a brush and blot to remove excess. The Sun (2012)The current one has been a blot on one of our most important monuments. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The to keep it looking barely there is blot with tissue lose excess shine. The Sun (2007)Instead it will go down as another blot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They also come with connection poles and cables as a further blot on the landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only tiny blot on the landscape is the fact they let in a goal last week. The Sun (2010)The only blot on the landscape is that our eldest son is disgusted. The Sun (2011)Package holidays and ugly resorts have blotted the landscape and have put off richer buyers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Others consider it a blot on the landscape that needs to be demolished. Times, Sunday Times (2009) One blot on a sound game. The Sun (2012)There is only one blot on this musical landscape, and it is a sadly predictable one. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You're on a quest to find something to blot out that pain. The Sun (2016)That's practically big enough to blot out the sun. The Sun (2007)I was trying to blot out the pain and it worked for a while. The Sun (2006)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)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)It erased the one great blot on the All Black historical landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But now he's found home, the one blot is the absence of an apprentice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Apply one layer straight from the barrel, blot with a tissue, then apply another. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'blot'
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.
Definition of blot from the Collins English Dictionary
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