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Even on vacation, Rihanna's easy breezy chic is not complete without a red lip.
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Meaning of "lip" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LIP

Old English lippa; related to Old High German leffur, Norwegian lepe, Latin labium.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LIP

lip  [lɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lip is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb lip in English.

WHAT DOES LIP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Lip

Lips are a visible body part at the mouth of humans and many animals. Lips are soft, movable, and serve as the opening for food intake and in the articulation of sound and speech. Human lips are a tactile sensory organ, and can be erogenous when used in kissing and other acts of intimacy.

Definition of lip in the English dictionary

The first definition of lip in the dictionary is either of the two fleshy folds surrounding the mouth, playing an important role in the production of speech sounds, retaining food in the mouth, etc related adjective labial. Other definition of lip is the corresponding part in animals, esp mammals. Lip is also any structure resembling a lip, such as the rim of a crater, the margin of a gastropod shell, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO LIP

PRESENT

Present
I lip
you lip
he/she/it lips
we lip
you lip
they lip
Present continuous
I am lipping
you are lipping
he/she/it is lipping
we are lipping
you are lipping
they are lipping
Present perfect
I have lipped
you have lipped
he/she/it has lipped
we have lipped
you have lipped
they have lipped
Present perfect continuous
I have been lipping
you have been lipping
he/she/it has been lipping
we have been lipping
you have been lipping
they have been lipping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I lipped
you lipped
he/she/it lipped
we lipped
you lipped
they lipped
Past continuous
I was lipping
you were lipping
he/she/it was lipping
we were lipping
you were lipping
they were lipping
Past perfect
I had lipped
you had lipped
he/she/it had lipped
we had lipped
you had lipped
they had lipped
Past perfect continuous
I had been lipping
you had been lipping
he/she/it had been lipping
we had been lipping
you had been lipping
they had been lipping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will lip
you will lip
he/she/it will lip
we will lip
you will lip
they will lip
Future continuous
I will be lipping
you will be lipping
he/she/it will be lipping
we will be lipping
you will be lipping
they will be lipping
Future perfect
I will have lipped
you will have lipped
he/she/it will have lipped
we will have lipped
you will have lipped
they will have lipped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been lipping
you will have been lipping
he/she/it will have been lipping
we will have been lipping
you will have been lipping
they will have been lipping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would lip
you would lip
he/she/it would lip
we would lip
you would lip
they would lip
Conditional continuous
I would be lipping
you would be lipping
he/she/it would be lipping
we would be lipping
you would be lipping
they would be lipping
Conditional perfect
I would have lip
you would have lip
he/she/it would have lip
we would have lip
you would have lip
they would have lip
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been lipping
you would have been lipping
he/she/it would have been lipping
we would have been lipping
you would have been lipping
they would have been lipping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you lip
we let´s lip
you lip
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to lip
Past participle
lipped
Present Participle
lipping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIP

lip balm
lip gloss
lip microphone
lip out
lip pencil
lip salve
lip service
lip-read
lip-reader
lip-reading
lip-smacking
lip-sync
lip-synch
lipa
lipaemia
Lipari Islands
liparite
lipase

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIP

championship
chip
clip
dip
flip
friendship
hip
leadership
membership
nip
partnership
relationship
rip
ship
skip
slip
strip
tip
trip
zip

Synonyms and antonyms of lip in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LIP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «lip» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of lip

Translation of «lip» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIP

Find out the translation of lip to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lip from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lip» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

嘴唇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

labio
570 millions of speakers

English

lip
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

होंठ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شِفَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

губа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lábio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঠোঁট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lèvre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

bibir
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lippe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

입술
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lambe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

môi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லிப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओठ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dudak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

labbro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

warga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

губа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

buză
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χείλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lip
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

läpp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

leppe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lip

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIP»

The term «lip» is very widely used and occupies the 6.926 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIP» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lip» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lip» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lip

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10 QUOTES WITH «LIP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lip.
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Tori Amos
Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field.
2
Kevyn Aucoin
Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.
3
Maria Canals Barrera
I can't live without a good scrub or concealer. Concealer could give you 8 hours sleep instantly. I also love lipstick, for everyday a berry tone that resembles the natural lip color.
4
Jane Birkin
I put some red stuff on my mouth and cheeks so I look healthy - any old red lip pencil and a lip colour from Dr. Hauschka in a crushed berry tone. I never put anything on my eyes, or I look like Joan Crawford.
5
Derek Blasberg
Even on vacation, Rihanna's easy breezy chic is not complete without a red lip.
6
Neal Boortz
A lot of people out there pay good lip service to the idea of personal freedom... right up to the point that someone tries to do something that they don't personally approve of.
7
Lindy Booth
I am a lip person. I constantly need a really good lip moisturizer with me. Mine is a Clairin's moisture replenishing lip balm. I have two of them: I have one I keep next to my bed, so it's the first and last thing in the morning and evening, and then 10 times a day in my purse.
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Chloe Bridges
My hair does get really frizzy, so I use a de-frizzing serum from Bumble and Bumble, and also Moroccan Oil is some really good stuff. Plus, I can't live without my Burt's Bees lip balm!
9
Bobbi Brown
I love a bright lip with a neutral eye. It's an easy, wearable look that gives brightness to your face without looking over-the-top.
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Bobbi Brown
The most versatile lipstick you can own is a shade that's just a bit brighter than your natural lip color.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIP»

Discover the use of lip in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lip and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cleft Lip and Palate: Epidemiology, Aetiology, and Treatment
Thus, the book provides a contemporary overview of the epidemiology, aetiology and treatment of cleft lip and palate, and will be of use to a wide range of individuals, including students, biologists and clinicians, who have an interest in ...
Martyn T. Cobourne, 2012
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Cleft Lip and Palate : From Origin to Treatment: From Origin ...
Addressing issues that are relevant to clinicians, researchers and family members, this book is a comprehensive, well-illustrated, and up-to-date account of the many facets of this common disorder.
Department of Medicine and Department Epidemiology Boston University School of Medicine and School of Public Health Diego F. Wyszynski Genetics Program, 2002
3
Cleft Lip and Palate: Diagnosis and Management
A unique feature of the book is that it largely consists of longitudinal facial and palatal growth studies of dental casts, photographs, panorexes, and cephalographs from birth to adolescence.
Samuel Berkowitz, 2013
4
Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World
This book explores the complex issues surrounding the management of cleft lip and palate in the Developing World, and aims to raise the profile of a condition commonly considered to be of only cosmetic importance in countries where infant ...
Michael Mars, Alex Habel, Debbie Sell, 2008
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Lip Service
Julia Sterling has it all--marriage to a successful psychiatrist and a burgeoning career as a journalist--but when she stumbles into a "phone sex" conversation, she confronts her darkest, most perverse longings.
M. J. Rose, 2012
6
Lip-Reading
"The word werwolf (or werewolf) is derived from the Anglo-Saxon 'wer', man, and 'wulf', wolf, and has its equivalents in the German 'Wahrwolf' and French 'loup-garou', whilst it is also to be found in the languages, respectively, of ...
Edward B. Nitchie, 2007
7
Lip Gloss Jungle
Lauren page's plan was simple: get a fabulous makeover, become one of the Ashleys, and once she was securely in their trenches, completely destroy them from the inside.
Melissa de la Cruz, 2009
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Lip Diseases: Advances in Research and Treatment: 2011 ...
Lip Diseases: Advances in Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyPaper™ that delivers timely, authoritative, and intensively focused information about Lip Diseases in a compact format.
‎2012
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Lip Service (Mills & Boon M&B) (Lone Star Sisters - Book 3)
Susan Mallery. Lip Service Susan Mallery LIP SERVICE CHAPTER ONE “I' D LIKE YOU to marry. www.millsandboon.co.uk.
Susan Mallery, 2014
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Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson
Shooting from the Lip portrays a statesman punching sacred cows, challenging the media, and grappling with some of the nation’s most difficult challenges.
Donald Loren Hardy, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lip is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Andy Cohen Shows Off Some Serious Hair-eography on Lip Sync
It's going to be quite a throwback Thursday for Andy Cohen, who is channeling the '80s Canadian band and rocking a mullet for the next ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
2
These Foreigners Lip-Syncing Bollywood Dialogues Will Give You …
They've lip synced to Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Govinda, Paresh Rawal, Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, even Gutthi. They also use ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
3
Watch Justin Bieber's Disturbingly Accurate Ozzy Osbourne …
Watch Justin Bieber's Disturbingly Accurate Ozzy Osbourne Impersonation On 'Lip Sync Battle'. Written by Emmy Mack on July 20, 2015 ... «Music Feeds, Jul 15»
4
The Beauty Drop: MAC The Matte Lip Collection | Her.ie
While they are known for their wide range of eyeshadows, their lipstick range has also reached icon status of late and it really feels like The Matte Lip Collection ... «Her.ie, Jul 15»
5
'Lip Sync Battle' Producer Casey Patterson Forms Entertainment …
Lip Sync Battle” producer and longtime Viacom Entertainment executive Casey Patterson has formed a new entertainment company. «TheWrap, Jul 15»
6
Kylie Jenner's The Reason For Why This M.A.C Lip Liner Is Sold Out …
Yeah, thousands of teenagers did it, and now, thousands are following her footsteps again: M.A.C has sold out of their “Spice” colored lip liner ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
7
Plumped Lip is at your Service in Giving the Best Lip Plumping …
USA – 20 July, 2015 – PlumpedLip.com serves as the ultimate destination for all the required information on lip plumping. The website is of good use for all ... «Digital Journal, Jul 15»
8
Watch Justin Bieber Impersonate Ozzy Osbourne on 'Lip Sync Battle …
Justin Bieber faced off against Deion Sanders in the Lip Sync Battle arena this week, and the singer brought an unexpected song choice to the ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
9
Grieving Simon Cowell showing 'British stiff upper lip' after mum's …
He has that British stiff upper lip.” The Crazy Stupid Love singer is said to be taking the strain off Cowell, 55, by keeping morale up at the ITV ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Anne Hathaway Regrets 'Brokeback Mountain' Audition? Lip Sync …
According to Variety, Ang Lee, the director of “Brokeback Mountain” revealed the embarrassing story behind “Lip Sync Battle” singer's audition. «KpopStarz, Jul 15»

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