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lipstick

Line breaks: lip|stick
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪpstɪk
 
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Definition of lipstick in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Coloured cosmetic applied to the lips from a small solid stick: her lipstick was smudged [count noun]: I dug around in my bag for a lipstick
More example sentences
  • She wears sultry purple lipstick and matching eyeshadow and her cheeks are heavy with foundation.
  • Glossy, coiffed locks, mascara and lipstick are key elements, as are sunglasses and silk scarves.
  • She likes to wear frosted plum lipstick and opaque lilac eyeshadow to match it.

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