from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of pockmark.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The needle in the coagulated haystacks pockmarking his barren head.


  • I stood barefoot on the dirt road, sludge and rain quickly filling the potholes pockmarking it.


  • Blood flowed like a running faucet from a large gash on her forehead, little chunks of gravel pockmarking the wound.

    Down the Road

  • House after house is deserted, bullet holes pockmarking their walls, their doors open and unguarded, many emptied of furniture.

    The Myth of the Surge

  • It's possible because the mycelium produces oxalic acids and many other acids and enzymes, pockmarking rock and grabbing calcium and other minerals and forming calcium oxalates.

    Paul Stamets on 6 ways mushrooms can save the world

  • Well after Bono, Jimmy Carter, And Al Gore I thought being nominated was reserved for only the purest idiot pockmarking our world.

    Think Progress » Next Nobel Peace Prize recipient: Rush Limbaugh?

  • The enveloping steam was less dense at the higher altitude, and warrens of hunter residences could be seen pockmarking the rocky cliffside.

    Genellan- Planetfall

  • Tsaparang castle, as viewed from one of the hundreds of frescoed caves pockmarking the soft clay hills that surround the 900-foot-high citadel.

    Guge: Tibet's Long-Lost Kingdom

  • Sometimes war had swept through, pockmarking walls and strewing streets with corpses; sometimes a mob had come looting and beating; often in the last several Earthside lifetimes, officers had swaggered in to enforce some new proclamation.


  • Dozens of them, scores of them, pockmarking the field and lying in wait under the matted foliage.

    Prayers To Broken Stones


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.