Definition of Lip

1. Noun. Either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking.

Generic synonyms: External Body Part, Articulator
Group relationships: Mouth
Specialized synonyms: Overlip, Underlip
Terms within: Arteria Labialis, Labial Artery, Labial Vein, Vena Labialis



2. Noun. (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx.
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure

3. Noun. An impudent or insolent rejoinder. "Don't give me any of your sass"
Exact synonyms: Back Talk, Backtalk, Mouth, Sass, Sassing
Generic synonyms: Comeback, Counter, Rejoinder, Replication, Retort, Return, Riposte
Derivative terms: Mouth, Mouth, Sassy, Sass

4. Noun. The top edge of a vessel or other container.
Exact synonyms: Brim, Rim
Specialized synonyms: Collar, Shoe Collar
Generic synonyms: Edge
Group relationships: Vessel
Derivative terms: Brim

5. Noun. Either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell.
Generic synonyms: Border, Margin, Perimeter

Definition of Lip

1. n. 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.

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

3. v. t. To clip; to trim.

Definition of Lip

1. Noun. Either of the two fleshy protrusions around the opening of the mouth. ¹

2. Noun. A part of the body that resembles a lip, such as the edge of a wound or the labia. ¹

3. Noun. The rim of an open container. ¹

4. Noun. an edge that projects slightly, such as the rim of the lid for a pot or jar.--> ¹

5. Noun. (slang uncountable) backtalk, verbal impertinence. ¹

6. Verb. To touch with the lips, notably kiss or lick, lap the lips against something ¹

7. Verb. To utter verbally ¹

8. Verb. To simulate speech merely by lip-movement, as suffices for a lip-reader ¹

9. Verb. (sports) to make a golf ball hit the lip of the cup, without dropping in ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lip

1. to touch with the lips (the folds of flesh around the mouth) [v LIPPED, LIPPING, LIPS]

Medical Definition of Lip

1. 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." (Jeb 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. 4. One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla. (b) The odd and peculiar petal in the Orchis family. See Orchidaceous. 5. One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell. 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 labour, unfelt or insincere speech; hypocrisy. Lip reading, the catching of the words or meaning of one speaking by watching the motion of his lips without hearing his voice. 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 sentiments. Lip wisdom, wise talk without practice, or unsupported by experience. Lip work. Talk. Kissing. Lip make a lip, to drop the under lip in sullenness or contempt. To shoot out the lip, to show contempt by protruding the lip. Origin: OE. Lippe, AS. Lippa; akin to D. Lip, G. Lippe, lefze, OHG. Lefs, Dan. Laebe, Sw. Lapp, L. Labium, labrum. Cf. Labial. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lip

lionization
lionizations
lionize
lionized
lionizer
lionizers
lionizes
lionizing
lionlike
lionly
lions
lionship
liothyronine
liotrix
liottite
lip (current term)
lip-
lip-gloss
lip-lock
lip-read
lip-smacking
lip-smackingly
lip-strap
lip-straps
lip-sync
lip-synced
lip-synch
lip-syncing
lip-syncs
lip and leg ulceration

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