Basic+ Word of the Day: dimple

dimple (noun, verb) past tense: dimpled LISTEN

A dimple is a small natural indentation on the surface of the human body, usually on the face.

  • Daisy has two dimples in her cheeks when she smiles.
  • The actor, Kirk Douglas, has a dimple in his chin.

Dimple also means ‘to produce dimples.’

  • The harsh weather dimpled the concrete sidewalk.

Did you know?

Dimples can show up in places besides on a person’s skin. For example, the indentations on a golf ball are called dimples.

In pop culture

There’s nothing like the music of the 1960s. Enjoy listening to the Animals singing “Dimples.”

There are other meanings of dimple.

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