pimple NOUN a small, hard inflamed spot on the skin.
DERIVATIVES pimpled adjective pimply adjective.
ORIGIN related to an Old English word meaning «break out in pustules».

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  • Pimply — Pim ply, a. Pimpled. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pimply — [pim′pəldpim′plē] adj. pimplier, pimpliest having pimples: also pimpled [pim′pəld] …   English World dictionary

  • pimply — [[t]pɪ̱mpli[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone is pimply or has a pimply face, they have a lot of pimples on their face. ...pimply teenagers. ...an old man with a pimply nose …   English dictionary

  • pimply — adj. Pimply is used with these nouns: ↑adolescent, ↑teenager …   Collocations dictionary

  • pimply — adjective see pimple …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pimply — /pim plee/, adj. pimplier, pimpliest. having many pimples. Also, pimpled /pim peuhld/. [1740 50; PIMPLE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pimply — adjective Having pimples; pimpled …   Wiktionary

  • pimply — Synonyms and related words: blemished, broken, bumpy, checked, choppy, cicatrized, coarse, coarse grained, corrugated, cracked, crazed, cross grained, defaced, defective, deformed, disfigured, distorted, faulty, flawed, grainy, granulated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pimply — pɪmplɪ adj. covered with pimples, covered with pustules …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pimply — pim·ply …   English syllables

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