Translation of lip in Spanish:
- 1 countable 1.1 (Anatomy) to kiss somebody on the lipsto read somebody's lipsbesar a alguien en los labios or en la bocaread my lips: never again!leerle los labios a alguiennot a word passed her lips all eveningescúchenme bien: ¡nunca más!to bite one's lip her name was on everyone's lipsno dijo una palabra en toda la nocheto curl one's lip to lick/smack one's lips my lips are sealedI can't tell you, my lips are sealedsu nombre estaba en boca de todo el mundodon't worry, my lips are sealed to button one's lip [colloquial]no puedo decírtelo, he prometido no decir nadato keep a stiff upper lipcallarse la boca [colloquial]guardar la composturano inmutarseExample sentences1.2 (of jug)
(of cup, tray)Example sentences
- Traces of the eyes, lips, retractor muscles or other head structures are not discernible.
- A low ridge crosses the posterior surface of the blade from its medial edge to the dorsal lip of the glenoid cavity.
- On its face, the upper lip, mandible, and tip of the muzzle are silvery white to yellowish.
- Next, cut a notch in the container and using some dirt, build a ramp from the pond to the lip of the container.
- Wrap pliable wire around the container below the lip to form a handle for hanging.
- Press it around the edge or lip of a container, and it forms a spill-proof seal.
- We adjusted the knot so that it rested just above the lip, thus extending our reach downward as far as possible.
- Slip out through the windows, slowly, very slowly, edging along the lip of the roof.
- From the mooring buoy you swim along the lip of the bay edge at around 12m until the outline of the bow appears.
- 2 uncountable (insolence) [colloquial]that's enough of your lip!¡ya basta de insolencias!¡no seas tan descarado or impertinente or insolente!Example sentences
- Do what I say, no lip and give me my proper respect.
- The bloggers certainly weren't going to get much lip from me.
- I think anyone who has to take lip from 14 or 15-year-old knowalls five days a week deserve that amount of time off.
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In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.