Definition of blotting paper in English:

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blotting paper

Pronunciation: /ˈblädiNG ˌpāpər/


Absorbent paper used for soaking up excess ink when writing.
Example sentences
  • Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper.
  • So far he has presented himself to the public as nothing more than a blank sheet, blotting paper that can absorb discontented and alienated voters who might turn against the government.
  • That someone sits in front of a screen absorbing images like blotting paper and turns into a serial killer is ridiculous.

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Syllabification: blot·ting pa·per

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