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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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A curling lip might be construed as racism, not the personal contempt that I feel.
McGill, in her gold candy over purple-and-red-checked sculpture, The Hem of Her Coulottes, 2006, interrupts the integral flatness of the sculptural plane by giving the object's perimeter a curling lip.
From a rousing Elvis medley, complete with curling lip, to more mellow renditions, it was a very impressive set.
It wasn't just the curling lip of disdain that gave him away.