Translation of pockmark in Spanish:

pockmark

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːkmɑːrk; ˈpɒkmɑːk/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (on face, body) (marca (feminine) de) viruela (feminine) her face was covered with pockmarks tenía la cara picada de viruela(s)
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    • His wrinkly old skin held pockmarks and warts and scabs, and he had a large crooked nose.
    • ‘Even without scratching spots on the face can leave the familiar pockmark scars,’ she said.
    • Scabs, blemishes, and pockmarks pervaded the rest of his face.
    1.2 (pit, hole) agujero (masculine), hoyo (masculine)
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    • There were shrapnel pockmarks from bow to stern, and the main living area was just one enormous cavity of burnt wood, twisted metal and torn cables.
    • I'm talking about wear and tear - just faint pockmarks - within the track area.
    • The surface was covered with the tiny pockmarks of meteor strikes.

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