lip NOUN 1) either of the two fleshy parts forming the edges of the mouth opening. 2) the edge of a hollow container or an opening. 3) informal impudent talk. 4) another term for LABIUM(Cf. ↑labium).
VERB (of water) lap against.
bite one's lip — Cf. ↑bite one's lip
curl one's lip — Cf. ↑curl one's lip
pass one's lips — Cf. ↑pass one's lips
pay lip service to — Cf. ↑pay lip service to
DERIVATIVES lipless adjective lipped adjective.
ORIGIN Old English.

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  • Lipless — Lip less (l[i^]p l[e^]s), a. Having no lips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lipless — c.1400, from LIP (Cf. lip) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Liplessly …   Etymology dictionary

  • lipless — adj. Lipless is used with these nouns: ↑mouth …   Collocations dictionary

  • lipless — adjective see lip I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lipless — See lip. * * * …   Universalium

  • lipless — adjective Without a lip or lips …   Wiktionary

  • lipless — adj. without lips …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lipless — lip·less …   English syllables

  • lipless — adjective without a lip or lips • Syn: ↑unlipped • Ant: ↑lipped …   Useful english dictionary

  • lipless crankbait — an artificial bait made to resemble a swimming fish by its vibrating or wobbling action or even rattling. Lacks a visible diving lip and the line attaches to the top of the lure. Also called swimming bait or lure, or tail spinner …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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