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pimple

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noun pim·ple \ˈpim-pəl\

Simple Definition of pimple

  • : a small, red, swollen spot on the skin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pimple

  1. 1 :  a small inflamed elevation of the skin :  papule; especially :  pustule

  2. 2 :  a swelling or protuberance like a pimple

pimpled

play \-pəld\ adjective

pimply

play \-p(ə-)lē\ adjective

Examples of pimple in a sentence

  1. <a painful pimple on his back>



Origin and Etymology of pimple

Middle English pymple; akin to Old English piplian to break out in pimples, and probably to English pimp — more at pimp


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with pimple


PIMPLE Defined for Kids

pimple

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noun pim·ple \ˈpim-pəl\

Definition of pimple for Students

  1. :  a small red swelling of the skin often containing pus

pimpled

\-pəld\ adjective

pimply

\-plē\ adjective



Medical Dictionary

pimple

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noun pim·ple \ˈpim-pəl\

Medical Definition of pimple

  1. 1:  a small inflamed elevation of the skin :  papule; especially :  pustule

  2. 2:  a swelling or protuberance like a pimple

pimpled

\-pəld\play adjective

pimply

\-p(ə-)lē\play adjective




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