from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To put a black mark (against).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put a black mark against the name of (some one).
This is, very literally, going to be another blackmark in American history.
I think Obama handled it correctly, however, the MSM and sour-pussed repugs will make it some kinda of - gate thingy just to satisfy their hatred of losing this election and place a blackmark on this Administration before it gets off the ground.
I did not ask her why she put on weight, afraid that ladies being ladies may blackmark me for being insensitive.
By doing this you have put a blackmark on your name that will not be erased!