pimple


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pim·ple

 (pĭm′pəl)
n.
A small swelling of the skin, usually caused by acne; a papule or pustule.

[Middle English.]

pim′pled, pim′ply adj.

pimple

(ˈpɪmpəl)
n
1. (Medicine) a small round usually inflamed swelling of the skin
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) any of the bumps on the surface of a table tennis bat
[C14: related to Old English pipilian to break out in spots; compare Latin papula pimple]
ˈpimpled adj
ˈpimply adj
ˈpimpliness n

pim•ple

(ˈpɪm pəl)
n.
a small, usu. inflammatory swelling or elevation of the skin; papule or pustule.
[1350–1400; Middle English, nasalized variant of Old English *pypel (whence pyplian to break out in pimples) < Latin papula pimple]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pimple - a small inflamed elevation of the skinpimple - a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
acne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
papule - a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)
pustule - a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus

pimple

noun spot, boil, swelling, pustule, zit (slang), papule (Pathology), plook (Scot.) His face was covered with pimples.
Translations
بَثْر، دُمَّل صَغير على سَطْح الجِلْدبثرةحَب
пъпкапъпчица
pupínekuher
filipensbums
جوش
finninäppy
boutoncasse-couillespustule
bubuljica
pattanás
bóla
吹き出物
뾰루지
pustula
spuogasspuoguotas
pūtīte
pupienok
mozolj
prištбубуљица
finnekvissla
สิว
mụn

pimple

[ˈpɪmpl] N (gen) → grano m; (on face) → espinilla f
she came out in pimplesle salieron granos

pimple

[ˈpɪmpəl] nbouton m

pimple

nPickel m, → Pustel f; to get pimplesPickel bekommen; her face breaks out in pimplessie bekommt Pickel im Gesicht

pimple

[ˈpɪmpl] nforuncolo

pimple

(ˈpimpl) noun
a small round swelling on the skin. He had a pimple on his nose.
ˈpimpled/ˈpimply adjective
having pimples. a pimpled/pimply face.

pimple

حَب pupínek filipens Pickel σπυράκι grano finni bouton bubuljica foruncolo 吹き出物 뾰루지 puist kvise krosta borbulha, espinha прыщ kvissla สิว sivilce mụn 丘疹

pim·ple

n. barrillo, [blackhead] espinilla, grano de la cara.

pimple

n grano, barro
References in classic literature ?
If Josette, when dressing her, chanced to discover a little pimple on the still satiny shoulders of mademoiselle, it became the subject of endless inquiries as to the various alimentary articles of the preceding week.
If I have a pimple on my nose which is disagreeable to my landlord's peculiar ideas of beauty, my landlord has no business to scratch my chair and table merchant's nose, which has no pimple on it.
Caleb Plummer and his Blind Daughter lived all alone by themselves, in a little cracked nutshell of a wooden house, which was, in truth, no better than a pimple on the prominent red-brick nose of Gruff and Tackleton.
From the silk, Mr Tix transferred his admiration to some elegant articles of wearing apparel, while Mr Scaley adjusted his neckcloth, at leisure, before the glass, and afterwards, aided by its reflection, proceeded to the minute consideration of a pimple on his chin; in which absorbing occupation he was yet engaged, when Madame Mantalini, entering the room, uttered an exclamation of surprise which roused him.
What botanical blotches would he cheerfully stick upon his cheek, or forehead, if the dear old lady convicted him of an imperceptible pimple there
Yes,' said the other, in a drawling manner, for he was fixing a very small patch of sticking plaster on a very small pimple near the corner of his mouth.
He was burning up with fever, and his eyes were running sores; in the daytime he was a thing uncanny and impish to behold, a plaster of pimples and sweat, a great purple lump of misery.
She was sure it was very ill--it cried, and fretted, and was all over pimples.
Although he did not look very healthy - having pimples on his face, and a breaking out at his mouth - these dreadful preparations quite appalled me.
The nipple was about half the bigness of my head, and the hue both of that and the dug, so varied with spots, pimples, and freckles, that nothing could appear more nauseous: for I had a near sight of her, she sitting down, the more conveniently to give suck, and I standing on the table.
The 'blood royal' is an extremely thick, depraved fluid; formed principally of raw fish, bad brandy, and European sweetmeats, and is charged with a variety of eruptive humours, which are developed in sundry blotches and pimples upon the august face of
He was a small, meagre man, of some three and thirty years of age, with a bald head, a short nose and no front teeth in the upper jaw; he had round, candid blue eyes, and several pimples on his chin.