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dimplenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdɪm.pl̩/
a ​smallhollowplace, ​especially one that ​appears on a person's ​face when they ​smile: Freddie was an angelic-looking ​child with ​blond, ​curlyhair, ​blueeyes, and dimples. The ​pane of ​glass had a ​small dimple in it.
dimpled
adjective uk   us   /-pl̩d/
dimpled ​cheeks
(Definition of dimple from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dimplenoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɪm·pəl/
a ​smallhollowplace, esp. in a person’s ​face and usually ​consideredattractive: He has a dimple in his ​chin.
dimpled
adjective  us   /ˈdɪm·pəld/
dimpled ​cheeks
(Definition of dimple from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dimple”
in Spanish hoyuelo…
in Vietnamese lúm đồng tiền…
in Malaysian lesung pipit…
in Thai ลักยิ้ม…
in French fossette…
in German das Grübchen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指人面部的)酒窝, 浅凹…
in Turkish gamze…
in Russian ямочка (на щеке и т. д.)…
in Indonesian dekik, lesung pipit…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指人面部的)酒窩, 淺凹…
in Polish dołek…
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