1. <medicine> Any small acuminated elevation of the cuticle, whether going on to suppuration or not. "All eyes can see a pimple on her nose."

2. A swelling or protuberance like a pimple. "A pimple that portends a future sprout."

Origin: AS. Pipelian to blister; cf. L. Papula pimple.

(01 Mar 1998)

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