blotchy

[bloch-ee]
adjective, blotchier, blotchiest.
1.
having blotches: a blotchy complexion.
2.
resembling a blotch.

Origin:
1815–25; blotch + -y1

blotchily, adverb
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blotchy (ˈblɒtʃɪ)
 
adj
covered in or marked by blotches
 
blotchily
 
adv
 
blotchiness
 
n

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blotchy
c.1825, from blotch + -y (2).
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Example sentences
My skin is blotchy and breaking out, my hair is thinning and coming out in
  clumps.
The blotchy smocks they created sparked the popular imagination.
Females are larger than males and have a rougher and more blotchy skin.
These signs and symptoms are followed by a blotchy red rash which begins on the
  head and face and spreads to the rest of the body.
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