Definition of Lippening

1. Verb. (present participle of lippen) ¹



2. Adjective. (dialectal chiefly Scotland) Occasional; accidental. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lippening

1. lippen [v] - See also: lippen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lippening

lipoxidase
lipoxin
lipoxin A4 synthase
lipoxin B4 synthase
lipoxins
lipoxygenase
lipoxygenase inhibitors
lipoxygenases
lipoyl
lipoyl dehydrogenase
lippage
lipped
lippedness
lippen
lippened
lippening (current term)
lippens
lipper
lippered
lippering
lippers
lippie
lippier
lippies
lippiest
lippiness
lippinesses
lipping
lippings
lippitude

Literary usage of Lippening

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1. Adventures in Thule: Three Stories for Boys by William Black (1893)
"... punt right across the path of the Mary of Argyle, and, as she came up, called to Rob. " What is it ye want ?" Rob called to him. * lippening—trusting. ..."

2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"I aye telled the gudeman ye meant weel to him ; but he taks the tout at every bit lippening word." Bride of Lammermoor, i. 312. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1820)
"I count it а sair drawback on human prosperity, and I hope in time to be able, by trusting to the counsel o' critics, and lippening to my ain nature, ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"lippening, part. adj. Occasional, accidental, Loth. LIST-BOWS, ». The pods containing the seeds of flax, SV Bow, ». 2. LINT-BRAKE, ». ..."

5. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1892)
"... he taks the tout at every bit lippening word. ' ' "Aweel, I'll stay the last minute I can. ' ' "And so," said the handsome young spouse of Mr. Girder, ..."

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