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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

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

pim·pled play \-pəld\ adjective
pim·ply play \-p(ə-)lē\ adjective

Examples of pimple

  1. <a painful pimple on his back>



Origin 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


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

  3. pim·pled \-pəld\play adjective
    pim·ply \-p(ə-)lē\play adjective





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