blemished by injury or rough wear

the scarred piano bench


walls marred by graffiti

Syn: ↑scarred
Similar to: ↑blemished

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • marred — marred; un·marred; …   English syllables

  • marred — I adjective blemished, blighted, bruised, cankered, contaminated, corrupted, crippled, damaged, defaced, defective, deformed, despoiled, disabled, discolored, disfigured, faulty, flawed, fouled, garbled, hamstrung, harmed, hurt, impaired,… …   Law dictionary

  • Marred — Mar Mar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marred} (m[ a]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Marring}.] [OE. marren, merren, AS. merran, myrran (in comp.), to obstruct, impede, dissipate; akin to OS. merrian, OHG. marrjan, merran; cf. D. marren, meeren, to moor a ship,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marred — Synonyms and related words: bandy, bandy legged, battered, beautiless, blemished, blighted, bloated, blotted, botched, bowlegged, bruised, cacophonic, cacophonous, checked, cicatrized, club footed, cracked, crazed, defaced, defective, deformed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • marred — Mawdesley Glossary an affected, soft or spoiled person …   English dialects glossary

  • marred — mÉ‘r /mɑː v. damage, mutilate, spoil, deface n. disfiguration; blemish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • a young man married is a young man marred — 1589 G. PUTTENHAM Art of English Poesy III. xix. 173 The maide that soone married is, soone marred is. 1602 SHAKESPEARE All’s Well that ends Well II. iii. 291 A young man married is a man that’s marr’d. 1961 R. KIRK Old House of Fear i. Don’t… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • un|marred — «uhn MAHRD», adjective. not marred or injured: »He had displayed indiscreet valor by provoking Neal, then by sticking his hitherto unmarred face in the way of Big Tom s flying knuckles (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • defaced marred — damaged damaged (d[a^]m [asl]jd), adj. 1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; usually not used of persons. Opposite of {undamaged}. [Narrower terms: {battered, beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cricket — cricket1 cricketlike, adj. /krik it/, n. 1. any of several jumping, orthopterous insects of the family Gryllidae, characterized by long antennae and stridulating organs on the forewings of the male, as one of the species commonly found in… …   Universalium

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