[pim-puh l] /ˈpɪm pəl/

noun, Pathology.
a small, usually inflammatory swelling or elevation of the skin; papule or pustule.
a small round usually inflamed swelling of the skin
any of the bumps on the surface of a table tennis bat

late 14c. (early 14c. as a surname), of unknown origin; perhaps related to Old English pipligende “having shingles;” also cf. Latin papula, papilla (see pap (n.2)). As a verb from c.1600. Related: Pimples.

pimple pim·ple (pĭm’pəl)
A small red swelling of the skin, usually caused by acne.
pim’pled or pim’ply adj.


The head (1818+)
see: goose pimples


Read Also:

  • Pimply

    [pim-plee] /ˈpɪm pli/ adjective, pimplier, pimpliest. 1. having many . adj. 1748, from pimple (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pimpliness.

  • Pimpmobile

    [pimp-moh-beel, -muh-] /ˈpɪmp moʊˌbil, -mə-/ noun, Slang. 1. a large, expensive, and ostentatious or vulgarly ornate automobile, typically one painted in bright colors and fitted out with a lavish or overelaborate interior. modifier : The pimpmobile mantle will be donned by the 1983 Cougar noun

  • Pimp up

    verb 1. (transitive, adverb) to make (someone or something, esp a car) more extravagantly decorated, as with flashy accessories, etc

  • Pin

    [pin] /pɪn/ noun 1. a small, slender, often pointed piece of wood, metal, etc., used to fasten, support, or attach things. 2. a short, slender piece of wire with a point at one end and a head at the other, for fastening things together. 3. any of various forms of fasteners or ornaments consisting essentially […]

Disclaimer: Pimple definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.