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  • adj. Having pimples; pimply

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  • adj. Having pimples.

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

  • adj. (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin


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  • In profile, his son looked much the same as Jonathan had at 15: terrified, pimpled, and unmistakably Jewish.


  • He had a pimpled face, and his gaze was hard as concrete.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • I made sure my coat sleeves covered my pimpled hands as I sifted through boxes of strappy tank tops and black mini-skirts.

    The Color of Healing

  • And let's not forget the autumn foliage's surly, pimpled step-brother, Leaf Mold.

    Julianna W. Miner: Suburban Moms Confront Domestic Terror Threats -- With Purell

  • It was unfortunate that it kicked off with a clip of Andrew Marr making his intemperate attack on bloggers as socially inadequate, pimpled, single, slightly seedy, bald, cauliflower-nosed, young men sitting in their mother's basements and ranting.

    What's the blogging story? Optimistic, if panel debaters can be believed

  • The forehead cannot simply be present; it must be bulbous or pimpled or scarred.

    Stacia L. Brown: 'The Bluest Eye' in a Brave New World

  • Professor Robbins studied the young man in all of his pimpled glory, sizing him up as a freshman, possibly a sophomore, but certainly no older.

    Suicide Draft

  • A shiver pimpled her skin with goose bumps as her body clenched at the thought.

    Crimson Wind

  • A scribble of rain came down and skittered the walkway, pimpled the man-made lake - the mile loop around would soon be slick with silvery leaves from the young trees.

    Or Do You Love It?

  • It was wide and black, pimpled with usage; inert; dead; almost sarcastic in its unfeeling curves.



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  • ...that city, on the other side,

    of smoke and pimpled dummies and debris.

    - Peter Reading, Embarkation, from For the Municipality's Elderly, 1974

    June 22, 2008