Definition of 'lip'
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My knowledge of lip balm is second to none. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chin and under lip will be shaved, but not the upper lip. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is not lip service, box ticking or charity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And this very, very careful politician buttons her lip. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead, they insult the issues with lip service. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was British stiff upper lip and making the best of a bad situation condensed into a sardine can. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A bold lip and eye? Times, Sunday Times (2016)As instructed, I avoid the eye and lip area. The Sun (2016)You must need a stiff upper lip and heart of stone. The Sun (2013)The lip balm still uses the colour and the family still runs the business. The Sun (2012)Add definition to the face by lining the lips and eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But is much of this just lip service? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Stiff upper lips and stiff lower lips. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Life is easier when people turn a blind eye and button their lips. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Seal your lips around their mouth and blow into it. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)The two other women touch their lips and pray. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It may take whiplash men with stiff upper lips and loose lower jaws to build an empire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He took the cap off my lip balm. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Forget the stiff upper lip as our default collective national emotion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)None of the puppets had mouths because lip movements were too costly to film. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Scales is biting his lower lip and staring hard at the camera. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Leaning in until her lips touch his ear. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Did he think he could just bite his lip and soldier through? Times, Sunday Times (2012)And his upper lip was often swollen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Carrying lip balm in her pocket is a good idea. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Next it was eyes and lips. The Sun (2012)The camera tracks her like a devoted puppy, feasting on her sleeping form and parted lips. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The parties must at least pay lip service: the women in their midst are in revolt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Fold each edge of the sheet so that it forms a 2.5cm lip. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For the rest of her life, she kept her lips buttoned. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)It is still my eyes and my lips, right? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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