Meaning of “blemish” in the English Dictionary

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blemishnoun [ C ]

us /ˈblem·ɪʃ/

a mark or fault that spoils the appearance of someone or something:

Makeup can cover up your skin blemishes.

A blemish can also be a mistake or fault:

Only one blemish spoiled her school record.

(Definition of “blemish” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)