Etymology
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dimple (n.)

c. 1400, "natural transient small dent in some soft part of the human body," especially that produced in the cheek of a young person by the act of smiling, perhaps from an Old English as a word meaning "pothole," perhaps ultimately from Proto-Germanic *dumpilaz, which has yielded words in other languages meaning "small pit, little pool" (such as German Tümpel "pool," Middle Low German dümpelen, Dutch dompelen "to plunge").

In place-names from c. 1200; as a surname from late 13c. Meaning "slight indentation or impression in any surface" is from 1630s. Related: Dimples.

dimple (v.)

1570s (implied in dimpled), intransitive, "form dimples," from dimple (n.). Transitive sense "mark with dimples" is from c. 1600.

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Definitions of dimple
1
dimple (n.)
a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached;
Synonyms: dimpled chad / pregnant chad
dimple (n.)
any slight depression in a surface;
there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball
dimple (n.)
a small natural hollow in the cheek or chin;
His dimple appeared whenever he smiled
2
dimple (v.)
mark with, or as if with, dimples;
drops dimpled the smooth stream
dimple (v.)
produce dimples while smiling;
The child dimpled up to the adults
From wordnet.princeton.edu