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British English: /lɪp/
American English: /lɪp/

Translation of lip in French:


  • 1 (Anatomy)
    (of person) lèvre (f)
    (of dog, ape) babine (f)
    to kiss somebody on the lips
    embrasser quelqu'un sur la bouche or les lèvres
    to lick one's lips
    (in anticipation) se lécher les babines [informal]
    to bite one's lip
    se mordre les lèvres
    to read somebody's lips
    lire sur les lèvres de quelqu'un
    read my lips [informal]!
    écoutez bien!
    the name on everyone's lips
    le nom qui est sur toutes les lèvres
    my lips are sealed!
    bouche cousue! [informal]
    before n (brush, pencil)
    à lèvres
    des lèvres
  • 3 [informal] (cheek) to give somebody lip
    être insolent envers quelqu'un
  • also: -lipped
    (dans composés) thin-/thick-lipped
    aux lèvres minces/charnues


to keep a stiff upper lip

rester flegmatique
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