Origin of pimple
Examples from the Web for pimple
Getting a pimple on the morning of the prom can be life and death for a teenager.How to Write Groundhog Day: 10 Rules for Screenwriters|Danny Rubin|October 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I think this is a pimple on the ass of progress,” said the senior adviser.
Most of these heights were captured, but, although determined efforts were made, the enemy could not be dislodged from The Pimple.With the British Army in The Holy Land|Henry Osmond Lock
To have a rifle is as ridiculous as to have a pimple at the end of your nose, or a bailiff waiting for you round the corner.The Evolution of Sinn Fein|Robert Mitchell Henry
Smith screwed his face and squeezed a pimple on his throat; Steelman absently counted the flies on the wall.Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson
If a boil is observed in the pimple stage, it may be scotched and killed.Boating|W. B. Woodgate
He was alarmed lest a minute pimple on his chin should develop into a chancre.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
British Dictionary definitions for pimple
Word Origin for pimple
Word Origin and History for pimple
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.
Medicine definitions for pimple
Idioms and Phrases with pimple
see goose pimples.