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zit doctor

slang A dermatologist. ("Zit" is slang for "pimple.") You may think she's little more than a zit doctor, but she saved my life when she discovered I had skin cancer two years ago! Why would I spend so much money just to have a zit doctor tell me I should keep using moisturizers and sun block?
See also: doctor, zit

zit face

slang A derogatory term for someone with very bad acne or severe scarring therefrom. Sometimes hyphenated. I was a bit of a zit face in high school, but thankfully my face cleared up in college. Wow, a zit-face like you will never get a date to the dance!
See also: face, zit
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.


and pizza-face and pizza-puss and zit-face
n. a person with acne or many acne scars. (Intended as jocular. Rude and derogatory.) I gotta get some kind of medicine for these pimples. I’m getting to be a regular crater-face. I don’t want to end up a zit-face, but I love chocolate!




n. a pimple. Don’t squeeze your zits on my mirror!

zit doctor

n. a dermatologist. The zit doctor I went to was a crater-face!
See also: doctor, zit
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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