pimple

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

pim·ple

noun \ˈpim-pəl\

: a small, red, swollen spot on the skin

Full Definition of PIMPLE

1
:  a small inflamed elevation of the skin :  papule; especially :  pustule
2
:  a swelling or protuberance like a pimple
pim·pled \-pəld\ adjective
pim·ply \-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

pim·ple

noun \ˈpim-pəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PIMPLE

1
: a small inflamed elevation of the skin : papule; especially : pustule
2
: a swelling or protuberance like a pimple
pim·pled \-pəld\ adjective
pim·ply \-p(ə-)lē\ adjective

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