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.
He examines and refreshes his complexion by it, and is more dejected at a pimple than if it were a cancer.
You've got a pimple there, and you jerked your head just as I was going over it.
When he reached the summit, Brines was struck with amazement on seeing the phial borne like a pimple on the nose of the mountain.
He was alarmed lest a minute pimple on his chin should develop into a chancre.
Rosa T. he calls a "pimple Complex" because she has two or three pimples.
If a boil is observed in the pimple stage, it may be scotched and killed.
Smith screwed his face and squeezed a pimple on his throat; Steelman absently counted the flies on the wall.
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+)