marring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

marring

  1. Present participle of mar.

Noun[edit]

marring (plural marrings)

  1. Something that mars or spoils; a blemish.
    • Samuel R. Delany, Flight from Nevèrÿon
      Unable to read even as much of them as the scamps who wrote them and could read nothing more, the smuggler had finally trained himself to ignore them; they were marrings to be overlooked while the eye was out for other, more meaningful detail.