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dimple

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈdɪm.pl̩/
a small hollow place, especially one that appears on a person's face when they smile: Freddie was an angelic-looking child with blond, curly hair, blue eyes, and dimples. The pane of glass had a small dimple in it.
dimpled
adjective uk   us   /-pl̩d/
dimpled cheeks
Translations of “dimple”
in Vietnamese lúm đồng tiền…
in Spanish hoyuelo…
in Thai ลักยิ้ม…
in Malaysian lesung pipit…
in French fossette…
in German das Grübchen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指人面部的)酒窩, 淺凹…
in Indonesian dekik, lesung pipit…
in Russian ямочка (на щеке и т. д.)…
in Turkish gamze…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指人面部的)酒窝, 浅凹…
in Polish dołek…
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