pimple

Part of speech: noun

A minute swelling of the skin.

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Usage examples "pimple":

  1. Thomas turned sharp on his assailant, who was a fat, flabby- looking wretch, whose face indicated a vicious career in every line and pimple. - "The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant", Alexander Johnstone Wilson.
  2. If you steal a dog Or steal a cat, A pimple will grow Beneath your hat. - "The Chinese Boy and Girl", Isaac Taylor Headland.
  3. This, however, is less frequent than the opposite course of the affection, in which a drop of fluid forms at the top of each tiny pimple, and escaping forms a yellowish, thin, transparent, watery, irritating discharge, which reddens still more the raw and weeping surface of the skin. - "The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases", Charles West, M.D..