Translation of lip in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /lɪp/


  • 1 c 1.1 [Anat] labio (m) to kiss sb on the lips besar a algn en los labios or en la boca to read sb's lips leerle* los labios a algn read my lips: never again! escúchenme bien: ¡nunca más! not a word passed her lips all evening no dijo una palabra en toda la noche to bite one's lip morderse* la lengua her name was on everyone's lips su nombre estaba en boca de todo el mundo to curl one's lip torcer* el gesto to lick/smack one's lips relamerse my lips are sealed I can't tell you, my lips are sealed no puedo decírtelo, he prometido no decir nada don't worry, my lips are sealed no te preocupes, no diré una palabra or de mi boca no saldrá to button one's lip [colloquial/familiar] callarse la boca [familiar/colloquial] to keep a stiff upper lip guardar la compostura, no inmutarse (before n) lip balm bálsamo (m) labial or para labios lip gloss brillo (m) de labios lip salve bálsamo (m) or pomada (f) labial 1.2 (of jug) pico (m); (of cup, tray) borde (m)
  • 2 u (insolence) [colloquial/familiar] that's enough of your lip! ¡ya basta de insolencias!, ¡no seas tan descarado or impertinente or insolente!

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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.