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lip British & World English

Either of the two fleshy parts which form the upper and lower edges of the opening of the mouth

lip English Thesaurus

the lip of the coffee pot

cleft lip British & World English

A congenital split in the upper lip on one or both sides of the centre, often associated with a cleft palate

lip balm British & World English

A preparation applied to soothe sore or cracked lips

lip brush British & World English

A small brush designed for applying lipstick

lip gloss British & World English

A cosmetic applied to the lips to provide a glossy finish and sometimes colour

lip liner British & World English

A cosmetic applied to the outline of the lips, mainly to prevent the unwanted spreading of lipstick or lip gloss

lip-read British & World English

(Of a deaf person) understand speech from observing a speaker’s lip movements

lip salve British & World English

another term for lip balm.

lip-sync British & World English

(Of an actor or singer) move the lips silently in synchronization with a pre-recorded soundtrack

seed-lip British & World English

A basket for holding seed, used when sowing by hand

lip microphone British & World English

A small microphone designed to be held or worn close to a person’s mouth

bite one's lip British & World English

Repress an emotion; stifle laughter or repress a retort

curl one's lip British & World English

Raise a corner of one’s upper lip to show contempt; sneer

button one's lip British & World English

Stop or refrain from talking

pay lip service to British & World English

Express approval of or support for (something) insincerely or without taking any significant action

a stiff upper lip British & World English

A quality of uncomplaining stoicism

harelip British & World English

Another term for cleft lip.

there's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip British & World English

Many things can go wrong between the start of a project and its completion; nothing is certain until it has happened

bite one's lip in bite British & World English

Repress an emotion; stifle laughter or repress a retort

curl one's lip in lip British & World English

Raise a corner of one’s upper lip to show contempt; sneer

lip-synch in lip-sync British & World English

(Of an actor or singer) move the lips silently in synchronization with a pre-recorded soundtrack

button one's lip in button British & World English

Stop or refrain from talking

The Lip in Durocher, Leo British & World English

(1905–91), US baseball player and manager; full name Leo Ernest Durocher. After playing shortstop in the major leagues from 1925 to 1945, he managed the Brooklyn Dodgers 1939–46, 1948, New York Giants 1948–55, Chicago Cubs 1966–72, and Houston Astros 1972–73. His cantankerous manner earned him the nickname The Lip. Baseball Hall of Fame (1994)

a stiff upper lip in stiff British & World English

A quality of uncomplaining stoicism

pay lip service to in lip British & World English

Express approval of or support for (something) insincerely or without taking any significant action

there's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip in slip1 British & World English

Many things can go wrong between the start of a project and its completion; nothing is certain until it has happened