Definitions of lip

  1. To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to kiss.
  2. To utter; to speak.
  3. To clip; to trim.
  4. To kiss; to utter. To make a lip, to drop the under lip in sullenness or contempt.
  5. an impudent or insolent rejoinder; " don't give me any of your sass"
  6. An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything; a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.
  7. The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.
  8. One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla.
  9. The odd and peculiar petal in the Orchis family. See Orchidaceous.
  10. One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell.
  11. One of the two fleshy borders of the mouth; the flaring or folding edge of anything hollow.
  12. The muscular border in front of the teeth by which things are taken into the mouth: the edge of anything.
  13. Border of the mouth; edge; anything like a lip.
  14. The border of the mouth; the mouth; speech; theedge of anything.
  15. The edge or border of the mouth; the edge of anything; one of the two opposite divisions of a labiate coral; the edge of the aperture of a univalve shell.
  16. One of the two edges or borders of the mouth; the edge of any thing.
  17. One of the fleshy folds round the mouth; a lip- like structure, such as labia, labella, etc..
  18. One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips are organs of speech essential to certain articulations. Hence, by a figure they denote the mouth, or all the organs of speech, and sometimes speech itself.
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