Definition of lip balm in English:

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lip balm

Pronunciation: /ˈlip ˌbä(l)m/

noun

A preparation applied to soothe sore or cracked lips.
Example sentences
  • A layer of sun-protective lip balm is all it takes to prevent chapping.
  • Take some kind of lip balm with you because wind and cold weather aren't friendly with lips.
  • My lips were chapped, so I dug into my backpack for some lip balm.

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Syllabification: lip balm

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