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synonyms for pimply

  • erratic
  • patchy
  • sporadic
  • uneven
  • desultory
  • flickering
  • fluctuating
  • not uniform
  • on-again-off-again
  • spasmodic
  • unequal
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antonyms for pimply

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  • consistent
  • continuous
  • dependable
  • regular
  • constant
  • unbroken
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How to use pimply in a sentence

The teenage boy who meets Joe Buck at a movie theater is described as “pimply” five times.
‘MIDNIGHT COWBOY’ WAS A MASTERPIECE MADE OF DESPERATIONJAMES HIRSCHAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A pimply-faced office boy elbowed him out of it and the man turned away meekly.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Over the last three miles of the day's journey the surface was raised in large, pimply masses surrounded by wide fissures.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The nice new house was expecting them, and a cheeky, pimply German page-boy took their packages up.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
When the storm subsided, the pimply-faced man was voted to the chair, and the conversation became more reasonable.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
It did so after considerable delay, and a pimply boy in knee pants showed me upstairs into the waiting-room.
NYE AND RILEY'S WIT AND HUMOR (POEMS AND YARNS)BILL NYE
His red, pimply nose is an everlasting joke with sir John and others.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
It is long past the crimson and pimply stage—it is taking a decided tinge of blue.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 27, MARCH 1893VARIOUS
Sometimes a pimply or scaly eruption is seen following this or in place of the red rash.
THE HOME MEDICAL LIBRARY, VOLUME II (OF VI)VARIOUS
Papillose -us: pimply; a surface covered with raised dots or pimples.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIMPLY

  • desultory
  • erratic
  • flickering
  • fluctuating
  • not uniform
  • on-again-off-again
  • patchy
  • pimply
  • spasmodic
  • sporadic
  • unequal
  • uneven
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.