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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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It wasn't just the curling lip of disdain that gave him away.
From a rousing Elvis medley, complete with curling lip, to more mellow renditions of David Gray, Simon and Garfunkel and Van Morrison numbers, it was a very impressive set.
When, after three warnings, Chappell continued to shoot from his curling lip, Botham snapped and socked him.
The next stage might be a low growl, often followed by curling lips, air snaps and eventually they could bite.