Definition of dimple noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɪmpl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪmpl//
    Face, Skin
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  1. 1a small hollow place in the skin, especially in the cheek or chin She had a dimple which appeared when she smiled. See related entries: Face, Skin
  2. 2any small hollow place in a surface a pane of glass with a dimple pattern
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: of Germanic origin; related to German Tümpel ‘pond’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dimple

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