Definition of pimple in English:

pimple

Syllabification: pim·ple
Pronunciation: /ˈpimpəl
 
/

noun

A small hard inflamed spot on the skin.
More example sentences
  • You've learned the hard way that picking pimples can leave small scars or even big crater-like ones.
  • When your skin is tan, pimples may seem better because the redness is harder to see.
  • Flawless skin suddenly erupts with pimples as one grows up.
Synonyms
zit, pustule, bleb, boil, swelling, eruption, blackhead, whitehead, carbuncle, blister, spot
technical comedo, papule
(pimples)acne, bad skin

Origin

Middle English: related to Old English piplian 'break out in pustules'.

Derivatives

pimpled

adjective
More example sentences
  • His flesh was pimpled and pockmarked with disease, and his eyelids drooped over purple-ish sags of skin.
  • I trust that Mr. Smith is not too skinny, too pale, too awkward, too pimpled, too hairy, too smooth, too weak, or too ugly since he feels that he is in a position to cast stones at those of us who do not measure up to his ideal of perfection.
  • Whether it is the launch of a shiny new car or a dry soap cake, you have models, with cakes of make-up on their pimpled faces purring and pouting, and bare-chested males flexing their muscles.

pimply

adjective
More example sentences
  • It is not likely to be brought down by a few pimply faced boys and girls.
  • Girls in swimsuits displaying acres of white, goose pimply flesh shivering in the blustery weather that was a summer's day in Scarborough can still be recalled.
  • When you feel bloated, cranky, pimply and crampy on a monthly basis, it's tough to be all that grateful.

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