Simple Definition of dimple
: a small area on a part of a person's body (such as the cheek or chin) that naturally curves in
: a small area on a surface that curves in
Full Definition of dimple
1 : a slight natural indentation in the surface of some part of the human body
2 : a depression or indentation on a surface (as of a golf ball)
Examples of dimple
She noticed his dimples when he smiled.
the dimples on a golf ball
Origin of dimple
Middle English dympull; akin to Old High German tumphilo whirlpool, Old English dyppan to dip — more at dip
First Known Use: 15th century
First Known Use of dimple
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