Definition Lip

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Definition

a lip: one of the soft, red edges of the mouth
noun
Do you think they've already kissed on the lips?
Read my lips! Listen to me!
My lips are sealed! I won't tell anyone! Your secret's safe with me!
cleft lip an upper lip which does not join in the middle
to pay lip service to say that you agree with something but do nothing to support it

(the) lip (of a cup): (the) edge, border (of a cup)
noun

Examples

  • "I'm awfully sorry but your fishing hook appears to be caught in my lip."
  • "He had blood on his lips and a monkey under his arm."
  • "Your lips are like two satin pillows wrestling each other in a battle to conquer your face."
  • "Tired of that same old greasy lip balm?"
  • "The last vision I have, just before I wake up screaming, is the face of the truck driver, the evil intent in his eyes, and the faint smile on his lips, as tranquil as my yoga master."
  • "Her legs are a bit thick, but she's got a great smile with nice full lips."

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