adjective, splotchier, splotchiest.
marked or covered with splotches.

1805–15; splotch + -y1

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splotch (splɒtʃ)
n, —vb
the usual US word for splodge
[C17: perhaps a blend of spot + blotch]

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Example sentences
The ratatouille page in my copy is splotchy, as is the one for sweet oatmeal raisin bread.
The skin of white hogs may have a red, splotchy appearance.
Unintended consequences of painting could ensue: the roof might become splotchy from weathering.
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