English dictionary definition of:



  • a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
  • a failing or deficiency
  • an imperfection in a bodily system
  • an imperfection in an object or machine


  • desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army


blemish desert fault flaw mar shortcoming

Scrabble score for defect

Scrabble score = 12

generated at 04:24:23 on 19-01-20

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