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curl one's lip

Definition of curl one's lip in English:

Raise a corner of one’s upper lip to show contempt; sneer.
Example sentences
  • With another sneer curling his lip, he disappeared into thin air.
  • The man looked at him through battle-hardened hazel eyes, a sneer curling his lip.
  • He curls his lip contemptuously, and gives me one of his looks.
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