Definition of discoloration in English:

Share this entry

discoloration

Pronunciation: /disˌkələˈrāSH(ə)n/

noun

The process of changing to a different, less attractive color: a bluish discoloration of the skin
More example sentences
  • Find a spot - a mark or discoloration - on the target line, then take dead aim at the spot.
  • She warned that sunbeds cause premature ageing of the skin resulting in loss of elasticity, sagging, wrinkling, freckling, yellowish discolouration and brown patches.
  • For instance, you may experience dryness or even mild discolouration in patches.
Synonyms
stain, mark, streak, spot, blotch, tarnishing;
blemish, flaw, defect, bruise, contusion;
birthmark, nevus;
liver spot, age spot
informal splotch
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words