Definitions

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  • adjective Marked by acne; suffering from acne.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin

Etymologies

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acne +‎ -ed

Examples

  • The acned decoy tried to match their speed but soon dropped off and collapsed on the dirt track.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • The acned decoy tried to match their speed but soon dropped off and collapsed on the dirt track.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • Out of sight, out of mind, evidently, overlooked like the acned geek at the high school prom.

    ATF needs a little love in Times Square

  • Knowing this neighbourhood as I do, I have sent out boy scouts armed with catapults and homing pigeons to locate and succour your undoubtedly acned messenger, who has, I suspect, been lured into a den serving potent drinks and fevered women who have taken his mind off his job and transferred it to his own gratification.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • It is all very Junior Debating Society with acned youth pontificating and squealing.

    Why Blair Was Wrong at PMQs

  • He glanced over his shoulder at the fat and acned teenage girl behind the counter.

    A Winter Haunting

  • Though he's never written for teens before, Mr. Solomon has received fan mail from the acned masses, and he's thrilled to be "hip enough to be taken seriously by teenagers, since I definitely was not hip enough to be taken seriously by teenagers when I was one."

    Judy Bachrach's Big Gift to Talk : She Returns Tina to Controversy

  • She was short, plump and blonde, with a tenacious resemblance to her father, blue eyes so light that it looked like she sent them out to be bleached and a neck that was acned and raw from scratching.

    White Jazz

  • The man was closer to a boy — skinny, acned, a high voice with a trace of a lisp.

    The Big Nowhere

  • Behind the counter of the doughnut shop the acned kid checked the deep fryers while bopping to his Walkman.

    Over the Edge

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  • ...a Celt

    with lobeless ears and yellow socks, acned

    Council clerks and a Range Rover salesman.

    - Peter Reading, Fiction, from Fiction, 1979

    June 26, 2008