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Webster 1913 Edition


Pimple

Pim′ple

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Noun.
[AS.
pīpelian
to blister; cf. L.
papula
pimple.]
1.
(Med.)
Any small acuminated elevation of the cuticle, whether going on to suppuration or not.
“All eyes can see a pimple on her nose.”
Pope.
2.
Fig.: A swelling or protuberance like a pimple.
“A pimple that portends a future sprout.”
Cowper.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pimple

PIM'PLE

,
Noun.
A small pustule on the face or other part of the body, usually a red pustule.

Definition 2022


pimple

pimple

English

Noun

pimple (plural pimples)

  1. An inflamed (raised and colored) spot on the surface of the skin that is usually painful and fills with pus.
    I had to pop that embarrassing pimple, it was huge and red and on the tip of my nose.
  2. (slang) An annoying person.
    He's such a pimple! I wish he'd stop being so irritating!

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pimple (third-person singular simple present pimples, present participle pimpling, simple past and past participle pimpled)

  1. To develop pimples