Usually, pockmarks. scars or pits left by a pustule in smallpox or the like.
a small pit or scar:
a tabletop full of pockmarks.
verb (used with object)
to or scar with or as with pockmarks:
gopher holes pockmarking the field.
Also called pock. a pitted scar left on the skin after the healing of a smallpox or similar pustule
any pitting of a surface that resembles or suggests such scars
(transitive) to scar or pit (a surface) with pockmarks
also pockmark, 1670s, from pock (n.) + mark (n.). As a verb from 1756. Related: Pockmarked; pock-marked.
pockmark pock·mark (pŏk’märk’)
A pitlike scar that is left on the skin by smallpox or another eruptive disease.
[pok-mahrk] /ˈpɒkˌmɑrk/ noun 1. Usually, pockmarks. scars or pits left by a pustule in smallpox or the like. 2. a small pit or scar: a tabletop full of pockmarks. verb (used with object) 3. to or scar with or as with pockmarks: gopher holes pockmarking the field. /ˈpɒkˌmɑːkd/ adjective 1. abounding in pockmarks /ˈpɒkˌmɑːk/ noun […]
[pok] /pɒk/ noun 1. a pustule on the body in an eruptive disease, as smallpox. 2. a mark or spot left by or resembling such a pustule. 3. a small indentation, pit, hole, or the like. 4. Scot. 2 . /pɒk/ noun 1. any pustule resulting from an eruptive disease, esp from smallpox 2. another […]
[pok-ee] /ˈpɒk i/ adjective, pockier, pockiest. 1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or covered with pocks.
[poh-koh; Italian paw-kaw] /ˈpoʊ koʊ; Italian ˈpɔ kɔ/ adverb, Music. 1. somewhat; rather: poco presto. /ˈpəʊkəʊ; Italian ˈpɔːko/ adjective, adverb 1. (music) (in combination) a little; to a small degree: poco rit, un poco meno mosso in musical directions, “a little, slightly,” 1724, from Italian poco, from Latin paucus “few, little” (see paucity).