1. (US campus/teen) an acne scar; thus craterface, a term of abuse used to mock an acne sufferer.
|Lore and Lang. of Schoolchildren (1977) 192: The names their friends call them: Bumps, Dimples, Crater-face.|
|CUSS 101: Crater A pimple. [...] Crater-face One with a bad complexion.et al.|
|More Aus. Nicknames 40: Crater Face Is afflicted with bad acne.|
|Guardian G2 14 Feb. 4: Trinny doesn’t mind being called a [...] craterface either.|
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. 🌐 crater-face adj. derog. term used to describe someone with really bad acne or similar.|
2. (US drugs) an abscess that is caused by the long-term injection of narcotics.
|Down These Mean Streets (1970) 202: I had cultivated a crater and always shot through the same hole. It sure looked awful, though.|
|Underground Dict. (1972).|