small natural indentation in the flesh
Dimples are small natural indentations in the flesh on a part of the human body, especially in the cheek or on the chin. In some societies, they are considered an attractive feature.
- Then did she lift her hands unto his chin,
And praised the pretty dimpling of his skin.
- Francis Beaumont, Salmacis and Hermaphroditus, line 661; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 194.