splodge

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splodge (plural splodges)

  1. An irregular-shaped splash, smear, or patch.
    • 2007, Anne Mustoe, Che Guevara and the Mountain of Silver: By Bicycle and Train Through South America, Virgin Books (2007), ISBN 9780753512746, page 155:
      It was a strip of absolute desert, where the only vegetation was the occasional splodge of moss, which lay over the sand edging of the salt flats like livid green cowpats.
    • 2011, Kenneth Rhienhart, It Wasn't Me, AuthorHouse (2011), ISBN 9781456789879, page 293:
      The consequence was that the stupid girl now had ended up with a bright blue ink splodge on her white “see through” blouse []
    • 2012, Gabrielle Walker, Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2013), ISBN 9780151015207, page 146:
      The 'rainbows' we had seen in the cockpit were two bright round splodges of light called sun dogs, one either side of the sun, joined together by a golden ring of light.

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splodge (third-person singular simple present splodges, present participle splodging, simple past and past participle splodged)

  1. To make a splodge

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