from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mole or blemish present on the skin from birth; a nevus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mark on the skin formed before birth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at birth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Some congenital mark or blemish on a person's body; a strawberry-mark; a mole; a nævus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
On her blog she writes that although she has a physical birthmark, she also uses the word 'birthmark' as a metaphor.
My birthmark is not just a mark that never changes or gets worse.
Huh? And I think the birthmark is delicately beautiful.
Kitaen was married to Whitesnake lead singer David Coverdale, which makes you wonder if the Saints Quarterback has seen the video and if Mrs. Brees is concerned as the song that proclaims: "Your birthmark is the finest feature of your fine face," and ends in a marriage proposal.
The birthmark could be a tattoo, a trick they've seen before.
"On September seventeenth of that year, pursuant to a procedure for the removal of a nevus — that is, a birthmark — from Miss Corrones's leg, did you administer Ketaject to her and then, when you perceived her to be unconscious, partially undress her, fondle her breasts and genitals and masturbate until you reached a climax?"
Not much comfort in the hope that old yellow eyes with the birthmark might be a lousy shot.
My birthmark is the light spot of hair on my head.
Especially the part where the "oil" leaked under the white icing to form some kind of birthmark over the mouth.
For one thing, the "birthmark" on the pole, an embossed date and ID code number, was only about two and a half feet above ground level--it's supposed to be five feet.