What is another word for pimples?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪmpə͡lz] (IPA)

Pimples, also known as zits or acne, can be a pesky and persistent skin problem for many people, particularly teenagers. However, there are many synonyms for this common issue that can help to describe its various forms and severity. Blemish, spot, blackhead, whitehead, pustule, cyst, lesion, and papule are all terms that can be used to refer to pimples at different stages of their development. Additionally, terms like breakout, eruption, and flare-up can be used to describe more widespread or severe cases of acne. Regardless of which synonym you choose to use, it's important to remember that seeking medical advice and treatment can help to manage and prevent further breakouts.

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What are the hypernyms for Pimples?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    skin blemishes, skin eruptions, dermatological blemishes, dermatological conditions, dermatological eruptions.

Usage examples for Pimples

His lips, especially the upper one, were dry and rough, and had angry pimples on them.
"Trial-of-Mary-Blandy"
Roughead, William
A guy showed me a string of little ones no bigger than pimples.
"The Vertical City"
Fannie Hurst
"And so should I be despondent," said the doctor, eyeing Nandy, "if I had that number of pimples and didn't know a sure way to cure them."
"Merry-Garden and Other Stories"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Famous quotes with Pimples

  • As an actor you have one great fear: pimples!
    Jonathan Brandis
  • I do remember that I was sitting in the make-up chair before the shoots for a commercial or film or other, and I thought: Sometime soon they are going to make a close-up of me and millions of people can see how many pimples I've got on my cheeks.
    Jonathan Brandis
  • Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
    George Burns
  • I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.
    Rodney Dangerfield
  • Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday.
    Michael Jackson

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