Definition of Pimple

1. Noun. A small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne.

Exact synonyms: Hickey, Zit
Generic synonyms: Acne
Specialized synonyms: Papule, Pustule
Derivative terms: Pimply

Definition of Pimple

1. n. Any small acuminated elevation of the cuticle, whether going on to suppuration or not.

Definition of Pimple

1. Noun. An inflamed (raised and colored) spot on the surface of the skin that is usually painful and fills with pus. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) An annoying person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pimple

1. an inflamed swelling of the skin [n -S] : PIMPLED [adj]

Medical Definition of Pimple

1. 1. Any small acuminated elevation of the cuticle, whether going on to suppuration or not. "All eyes can see a pimple on her nose." 2. A swelling or protuberance like a pimple. "A pimple that portends a future sprout." Origin: AS. Pipelian to blister; cf. L. Papula pimple. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Pimple

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1. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1869)
"Production of pimple Metal. — In order to produce copper as quickly as possible from very pure raw matt, the matt is melted with a surplus of oxidised ores ..."

2. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1875)
"Red pimple, which breaks and leaves a black spot in its place (thirteenth day). ... A black spot on the right outer ankle, which had remained after a pimple ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"During the day two pimples again appeared, one on the vertex, the other posteriorly about the nape (sixty- first day); a painful pimple on the vertex ..."

4. The Road to En-Dor: Being an Account of how Two Prisoners of War at Yozgad by E. H. Jones (1920)
"... POSTSCRIPT WHAT THE pimple THINKS OF IT ALL—THREE LETTERS I have been asked to add what has become of our three converts to spiritualism—the pimple, ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"(She is gradually becoming possessed by the notion that the pimple-NOSED MAN has a ... More pimple-Nosed Man. It an't no use a spellin'ofit—they "re all one ..."

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