Share this entry

pockmark
American English: /ˈpɑkˌmɑrk/
British English: /ˈpɒkmɑːk/

Translation of pockmark in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (on face, body) her face was covered with pockmarks
    tenía la cara picada de viruela(s)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of pockmark in:

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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: