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Definition of Lip
Lip Lip, v. t.
To clip; to trim. [Obs.] --Holland.
LipLip Lip (l[i^]p), n. [OE. lippe, AS. lippa; akin to D. lip, G.
lippe, lefze, OHG. lefs, Dan. l[ae]be, Sw. l["a]pp, L.
labium, labrum. Cf. Labial.]
1. 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. --Job xv. 6.
2. An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything;
a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.
3. The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.
(a) One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate
corolla. (b) The odd and peculiar petal in the
Orchis family. See Orchidaceous.
5. (Zo["o]l.) One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve
Lip bit, a pod auger. See Auger.
Lip comfort, comfort that is given with words only.
Lip comforter, one who comforts with words only.
Lip labor, unfelt or insincere speech; hypocrisy. --Bale.
Lip reading, the catching of the words or meaning of one
speaking by watching the motion of his lips without
hearing his voice. --Carpenter.
Lip salve, a salve for sore lips.
Lip service, expression by the lips of obedience and
devotion without the performance of acts suitable to such
Lip wisdom, wise talk without practice, or unsupported by
(b) Kissing. [Humorous] --B. Jonson.
To make a lip, to drop the under lip in sullenness or
To shoot out the lip (Script.), to show contempt by
protruding the lip. LipLip Lip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lipped (l[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb.
n. Lipping (-p[i^]ng).]
1. To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to
The bubble on the wine which breaks Before you lip
the glass. --Praed.
A hand that kings Have lipped and trembled kissing.
2. To utter; to speak. [R.] --Keats.
Meaning of Lip from wikipedia
are a visible
body part at the mouth
and many animals. Lips
are soft, movable, and serve
as the opening
for food intake
and in the articulation...
- The lip
is a soft, protruding organ
at the mouth
of many animals, including
may also refer
(video game), a karaoke
- Tony Lip
(born Frank Anthony
Vallelonga; July 30, 1930 – January
4, 2013) was an American actor
author, best known
for his portrayal
is an American musical reality competition television series which premiered
2, 2015, on Paramount
Network, formerly known
to: Lip Service
(2001 film) Lip Service
(film), 2011 film Lip Service
(TV series), a 2010 dramatic series broadcast
on BBC Three Lip Service
- The lip
plate, also known
as a lip
plug or lip
disc, is a form of body modification. Increasingly large discs
(usually circular, and made from clay or...
- Thomson Reuters Lipper
(part of Thomson
Reuters) is an American financial services
in 1973 as Lipper Analytical
Services, it was acquired...
sync (short for lip
synchronization) is a technical
term for matching
person's lip movements
sung or spoken...
balm or lip salve
is a wax-like substance applied topically
to the lips
of the mouth
and relieve chapped
or dry lips
- A person
who is said to have a stiff upper lip displays fortitude
in the face of adversity, or exercises great
self-restraint in the expression...
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