Dimple Definition

dĭmpəl
dimpled, dimples, dimpling
noun
dimples
A small, natural hollow on the surface of the body, as on the cheek or chin.
Webster's New World
Any little hollow, as on water.
Webster's New World
A slight depression or indentation in a surface.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
verb
dimpled, dimples, dimpling
To show or form dimples.
Webster's New World
To make dimples in.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Dimple

Noun

Singular:
dimple
Plural:
dimples

Origin of Dimple

  • From Middle English dympull, akin to Old High German tumphilo 'whirlpool' and Old English dyppan 'to dip'

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English dimpel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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