Etymology
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pimple (n.)

"small, often inflamed, swelling of the skin," late 14c. (early 14c. as a surname), of unknown origin; perhaps related to Old English pipligende "having shingles;" also compare Latin papula, papilla (see pap (n.2)). As a verb, "to cover with pimples," from c. 1600. Related: Pimples.

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Definitions of pimple

pimple (n.)
a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne;
Synonyms: hickey / zit
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