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Dimple

Dimple Meaning & Definition
Dimple Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dimple?

[n] a small natural hollow in the cheek or chin; "His dimple appeared whenever he smiled"
[n] any slight depression in a surface; "there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball"
[n] a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached
[v] produce dimples while smiling; "The child dimpled up to the adults"
[v] mark with, or as if with, dimples; "drops dimpled the smooth stream"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dimple: dimpled chad | pregnant chad

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dimple: alveolation | alveolus | cockle | dent | depress | dint | engrave | fret | furrow | gouge | honeycomb | impress | impression | imprint | indent | indentation | indention | indenture | notch | pit | pock | pockmark | press in | print | punch | punch in | recess | riffle | set back | set in | stamp | sunken part | tamp

See Also | chad | depression | depression | impression | impression | imprint | imprint | mark | smile

Dimple In Webster's Dictionary

\Dim"ple\, n. [Prob. a nasalized dim. of dip. See {Dip}, and cf. {Dimble}.] 1. A slight natural depression or indentation on the surface of some part of the body, esp. on the cheek or chin. --Milton. The dimple of her chin. --Prior. 2. A slight indentation on any surface. The garden pool's dark surface . . . Breaks into dimples small and bright. --Wordsworth.
\Dim"ple\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dimpled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dimpling}.] To form dimples; to sink into depressions or little inequalities. And smiling eddies dimpled on the main. --Dryden.
\Dim"ple\, v. t. To mark with dimples or dimplelike depressions. --Shak.

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