Definition of dimple :
1. A slight indentation on any surface.
2. A slight natural depression or indentation on the surface of some part of the body, esp. on the cheek or chin.
3. To form dimples; to sink into depressions or little inequalities.
4. To mark with dimples or dimplelike depressions.
dimpled chad, pregnant chad
- Each of its legs produces a dimple in the surface, but the pressure on any one leg is not sufficient to break through the skin. - "Liquid Drops and Globules, their Formation and Movements", Chas. R. Darling.
- Georgiana was not proof against this simplicity of speech, backed by a little dying dimple, which seemed a continuation of the plain sadness of Emilia's tone. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- The broad forehead, the perfect curve of the eyebrows, the great steady, clear, grey eyes, the full red lips which could dimple into tenderness and shut level with resolution, and the royal grace of her carriage, marked her out to Feversham's thinking, and would do so in any company. - "The Four Feathers", A. E. W. Mason.