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Synonyms for lip

pay lip service to something or someone


  • pretend to support
  • support insincerely
  • support hypocritically

smack or lick your lips

Synonyms for lip

to flow against or along

Synonyms for lip

either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking

(botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

the top edge of a vessel or other container

either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell

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After all, the curled lip and raised eyebrow are among the least attractive features on a broadcaster's face.
In a culture of ornament, manhood is defined by appearance, by youth and attractiveness, by money and aggression, by posture and swagger and 'props,' by the curled lip and petulant sulk and flexed biceps, by the glamour of the cover boy and by the market-bartered 'individuality' that sets one astronaut or athlete or gangster above another," Faludi writes in her book, excerpted in the current issue of Newsweek.
Mourinho, however, could start a fight in an empty room with his attitude and his curled lip.
It was another magnificent moment from the great one and as the ball kissed the back of Vegh's net, O'Neill sprung wildly to his feet and almost ended up out cold - his head crashing against the curled lip of the dugout roof.
People remembered the young man, who embodied youth with his highcollared denim jackets, greased hair, curled lip, liquorice stick legs and guitar.
So irritating, in fact, that your own - rather more genuine - pleasant expression quickly turns into a curled lip affair when confronted with the corporate simper.