1. acne

noun. ['ˈækni'] an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones.


  • zit
  • inflammatory disease
  • skin disease
  • skin disorder
  • pimple
  • rosacea
  • hickey
  • acne vulgaris
  • acne rosacea

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Rhymes with Acne

  • brackney
  • blakney
  • lachney
  • hackney

How do you pronounce acne?

Pronounce acne as ˈækni.

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Sentences with acne

1. Adjective
Blackheads are a form of acne vulgaris, and may co-occur with the other skin lesions associated with acne.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Shake the bottle and use it to tone your skin, to help tighten pores and combat acne.

3. Noun, plural
If use Castile soap to prevent or treat acne, evaluate its effectiveness after several days of use.

4. Verb, base form
Hormonal imbalances are one factor that contributes to acne outbreaks.

5. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Atrophic acne scarring: A review of treatment options.').

Quotes about acne

1. I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne.
- Moon Unit Zappa