Even as Rosemary praises his “marvelous” ability to lie, Guy is distracted by vanity: “Christ, a pimple,” he groans at a mirror.
“I think this is a pimple on the ass of progress,” said the senior adviser.
Getting a pimple on the morning of the prom can be life and death for a teenager.
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.
pimple pim·ple (pĭm'pəl)
A small red swelling of the skin, usually caused by acne.
The head (1818+)