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English noun: dimple

1. dimple (substance) a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached


Synonymsdimpled chad, pregnant chad


Broader (hypernym)chad

2. dimple (shape) any slight depression in a surface


SamplesThere are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball.


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint

3. dimple (body) a small natural hollow in the cheek or chin


SamplesHis dimple appeared whenever he smiled.


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint


English verb: dimple

1. dimple (change) mark with, or as if with, dimples


SamplesDrops dimpled the smooth stream.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mark

2. dimple (body) produce dimples while smiling


SamplesThe child dimpled up to the adults.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)smile









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