wart

Definitions of wart
  1. noun
    any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
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    type of:
    bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling
    something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  2. noun
    (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus
    synonyms: verruca
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    common wart
    a benign growth (often with a rough surface)
    condyloma acuminatum, genital wart, venereal wart, verruca acuminata
    a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
    juvenile wart
    a small benign growth on the faces of hands of children
    plantar wart
    a wart occurring on the sole of the foot
    type of:
    blemish, defect, mar
    a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    keratosis
    a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
  3. noun
    an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)
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    type of:
    imperfection, imperfectness
    the state or an instance of being imperfect
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