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English[]

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Lips.

Etymology[]

From Middle English, from Old English lippa, with various Germanic cognates (see Translations), and probably also Latin labium

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Lip

Plural
s

Lip (s)

  1. (countable) Either of the two fleshy protrusions around the opening of the mouth.
  2. (countable) A part of the body that resembles a lip, such as the edge of a wound or the labia.
  3. (countable) The rim of an open container.
  4. (slang, uncountable) backtalk, verbal impertinence.
    Don’t give me any lip!

Synonyms[]

  • (either of the fleshy protrusions around the mouth): labium (medical term)
  • (part of body resembling a lip): labium (medical)
  • (rim of an open container): edge, rim
  • (impertinence): backchat, cheek (informal), impudence, rudeness

Derived terms[]

  • black lip
  • cleft lip
  • fat lip
  • lip gloss
  • lipless
  • liplike
  • lip-lock
  • lipped
  • lipping
  • lippy
  • lip-read
  • lip-reader
  • lip service
  • lip-smacking
  • lipstick
  • lip-strap
  • lip-synch
  • tight-lipped

Translations[]

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  • German: Lippe f. (de), Rand m., Unverschämtheit f.
  • Latvian: lūpa
  • Swahili: mdomo sg
  • Telugu: పెదవి (pedavi), అంచు (amchu)

Adjective[]

Lip (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
Lip

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. labial, produced using the lips
  2. insincere, murmured merely trough the lips

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Lip

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Lip (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To touch with the lips, notably kiss or lick, lap the lips against something
  2. To utter verbally
  3. To simulate speech merely by lip-movement, as suffices for a lip-reader
  4. Template:Sports to make a golf ball hit the lip of the cup, without dropping in

Dutch[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Lip f. (plural lippen, diminutive lipje, diminutive plural lipjes)

  1. Lip (part of the mouth)
  2. Lip (of a container)

Related terms[]

  • lipklank
  • liplezen
  • lippen (verb)
  • lippendienst
  • lippenrood n.
  • lippenstift
  • lipvis
  • loslippig
  • schaamlip
  • bovenlip
  • onderlip

Gallo[]

Noun[]

Lip [[Category:Template:Roa-gal lips|Lip]]

  1. lip

Polish[]

Noun[]

lip

  1. Abbreviation of lipiec; (July)

Serbo-Croatian[]

Alternative forms[]

  • (Ekavian): lȇp
  • (Ijekavian): lijȇp

Etymology[]

From Proto-Slavic *lěpъ.

Adjective[]

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  1. Template:Čakavian nice, pretty
    • 1375, N.N., Muka svete Margarite (transribed from Glagolitic original):
    Pasite se, ovce mile,
    sve ste lipe, sve ste bile
    Tad se usčudiše svi, vidiv Juditu,
    toko lipa biše i u takovu svitu.
    Ovog zaručnika, lipa, mila, srićna,
    imati jest dika, srića, radost vična.

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