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Lips vs. Lip

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Lipsverb

to kiss, to smooch

Lipnoun

(countable) Either of the two fleshy protrusions around the opening of the mouth.

Lipnoun

(countable) A part of the body that resembles a lip, such as the edge of a wound or the labia.

Lipnoun

The projecting rim of an open container; a short open spout.

Lipnoun

Backtalk; verbal impertinence.

‘Don’t give me any lip!’;

Lipnoun

The edge of a high spot of land.

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Lipnoun

The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.

Lipnoun

(botany) One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla.

Lipnoun

(botany) The distinctive petal of the Orchis family.

Lipnoun

(zoology) One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell.

Lipnoun

Embouchure: the condition or strength of a wind instrumentalist's lips.

Lipverb

(transitive) To touch or grasp with the lips; to kiss; to lap the lips against (something).

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Lipverb

(of something inanimate) To touch lightly.

Lipverb

To wash against a surface, lap.

Lipverb

(intransitive) To rise or flow up to or over the edge of something.

Lipverb

(transitive) To form the rim, edge or margin of something.

Lipverb

(transitive) To utter verbally.

Lipverb

(transitive) To simulate speech by moving the lips without making any sound; to mouth.

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Lipverb

(sports) To make a golf ball hit the lip of the cup, without dropping in.

Lipverb

To change the sound of (a musical note played on a wind instrument) by moving or tensing the lips.

Lipnoun

One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips are organs of speech essential to certain articulations. Hence, by a figure they denote the mouth, or all the organs of speech, and sometimes speech itself.

‘Thine own lips testify against thee.’;

Lipnoun

An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything; a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.

Lipnoun

The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.

Lipnoun

One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla.

Lipnoun

One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell.

Lipnoun

Impudent or abusive talk; as, don't give me any of your lip.

Lipverb

To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to kiss.

‘The bubble on the wine which breaksBefore you lip the glass.’; ‘A hand that kingsHave lipped and trembled kissing.’;

Lipverb

To utter; to speak.

Lipverb

To clip; to trim.

Lipnoun

fleshy folds of tissue as those surrounding the mouth

Lipnoun

an impudent or insolent rejoinder;

‘don't give me any of your sass’;

Lipnoun

the top edge of a vessel

Lip

Lips are a visible body part at the mouth of many animals, including humans. Lips are soft, movable, and serve as the opening for food intake and in the articulation of sound and speech.

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