- having many pimples.
Also pim·pled [pim-puh ld] /ˈpɪm pəld/.
Origin of pimply
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Examples from the Web for pimply
Why do men marry viragoes, pimply girls with incipient moustaches?Tea-Table Talk
Jerome K. Jerome
There was the swollen nose and there were the pimply blotches of the man who drank.Witness to the Deed
George Manville Fenn
They were a man, his wife, two handsome daughters and a pimply son.Wounds in the rain
But on the reverse, a pimply shrunken figure emerged from the bath.Nonsenseorship
G. G. Putnam and Others
Jonathan was lazy, Jonathan was pimply, Jonathan was fat—but Jonathan was orthodox.Man and Wife
Word Origin and History for pimply
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