Definition of Pimply

1. Adjective. (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin.

Exact synonyms: Acned, Pimpled, Pustulate
Similar to: Blemished
Derivative terms: Pimple, Pustule



Definition of Pimply

1. a. Pimpled.

Definition of Pimply

1. Adjective. Having pimples; pimpled ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pimply

1. covered with pimples [adj -PLIER, -PLIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pimply

pimpernel
pimpernels
pimpillo
pimpinel
pimping out
pimpish
pimple
pimpled
pimplelike
pimples
pimplier
pimpliest
pimplike
pimpliness
pimply (current term)
pimpmobile
pimpmobiles
pimpology
pimps
pimps out
pimpship
pimpy
pin
pin-eyed
pin-head
pin-heads
pin-hole
pin-holes
pin-money

Literary usage of Pimply

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biggs's Bar, and Other Klondyke Ballads by Howard Vigne Sutherland (1901)
"We tried to jolly poor pimply some, But he wouldn't be jollied; and we was dumb When he ... This life is a farce," poor pimply said, " And our claims are ..."

2. Leechdoms, Wortcunning, and Starcraft of Early England: Being a Collection by Thomas Oswald Cockayne, Sextus Placitus, Dioscorides Pedanius (1864)
"... and by another name foxglove,b work to a poultice, lay to the sore; it will give relief. 2. For a pimply body, which the Greeks name ..."

3. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"... appear while the patient is seated, and are dissipated by walking. 25. Skin.—Unhealthy, pimply ..."

4. Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs (1884)
"It is small, cone-shaped, dark red, shiny, and pimply. It looks woody, and tastes so. It has never reached the table, nor made the acquaintance of cream. ..."

5. Eating for Health and Efficiency by Rasmus Larssen Alsaker (1917)
"She is at the romantic age, thinking of her Prince Charming, and naturally she wants to make a good impression. But a pimply face is a very poor front. ..."

6. On Intermittent Fever and Other Malarious Diseases by Israel Shipman Pelton Lord (1871)
"hard, and groans; then chill, followed by heat, and sweat after, and is sick all night; pimply eruption all over; tongue coated white; ears cold and white; ..."

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