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Meaning of "lipstick lesbian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIPSTICK LESBIAN

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIPSTICK LESBIAN

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Lipstick lesbian is 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.

WHAT DOES LIPSTICK LESBIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Lipstick lesbian

Lipstick lesbian is a phrase with two related but very different meanings depending on location. In the United States of America, the expression is slang used to describe lesbian and bisexual women who exhibit a greater amount of feminine gender attributes relative to other gender expressions, such as wearing make-up, wearing dresses or skirts and having other characteristics associated with feminine women.

Definition of lipstick lesbian in the English dictionary

The definition of lipstick lesbian in the dictionary is a lesbian with a noticeably feminine appearance.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIPSTICK LESBIAN

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lippen
Lippersheim
Lippershey
Lippi
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lipping
lippitude
Lippizaner
Lippmann
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WORDS THAT END LIKE LIPSTICK LESBIAN

amphibian
Arabian
British Columbian
Colombian
Columbian
Danubian
Fabian
Gambian
hasbian
Jacobian
lesbian
Namibian
Nubian
pre-Columbian
Saudi Arabian
Serbian
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South Arabian
Swabian
Zambian

Synonyms and antonyms of lipstick lesbian in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «lipstick lesbian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIPSTICK LESBIAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

口红女同性恋
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lesbiana del lápiz labial
570 millions of speakers

English

lipstick lesbian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लिपस्टिक समलैंगिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أحمر الشفاه مثليه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

помада лесбиянки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lésbica do batom
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লোমশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rouge à lèvres lesbiennes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lesbian gincu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lippenstift-Lesbe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

口紅レズビアン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

립스틱 레즈비언
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lipstik lesbian
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

son môi đồng tính nữ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லெஸ்பியன் லெஸ்பியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लिपस्टिक लेस्बियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ruj lezbiyen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rossetto lesbiche
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szminka lesbijek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

помада лесбіянки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ruj de lesbiene
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κραγιόν λεσβία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lipstick lesbian
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

läppstift lesbisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

leppestift lesbiske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lipstick lesbian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIPSTICK LESBIAN»

The term «lipstick lesbian» is regularly used and occupies the 92.680 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIPSTICK LESBIAN» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIPSTICK LESBIAN»

Discover the use of lipstick lesbian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lipstick lesbian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of ...
This specter of the masked lady, of the woman who cannot be identified at first glance, is also the specter of the lipstick lesbian who embodies the schism between an outside that ''appears to be an integrated, stable subject according to the ...
Madhavi Menon, 2011
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Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation
I am what they call a lipstick lesbian. Is this the real me? I don't know. The real me would probably dress up lipstick on one day, butch on another, and the rest of the time just dress comfortably. But professional life demands costume. I joke that ...
Rebecca Trachtenberg Alpert, Ellen Sue Levi Elwell, Shirley Idelson, 2001
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Landscapes: Ways of Imagining the World
The so-called 'gay skinhead' and the 'lipstick lesbian' challenged naturalised assumptions regarding sexuality; of what is deemed to be feminine, masculine, lesbian or gay. The lipstick lesbian in adopting the high heels and make-up of the  ...
Hilary Winchester, Lily Kong, Kevin Dunn, 2013
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Visible: A Femmethology, Volume Two
Personally, “lipstick lesbian” is an insulting epithet describing a lesbian who wants to distance herself from other queers, which is not surprising because this term was not created by queers in the rst place. When femmes are trivialized and  ...
Jennifer Clare Burke, 2009
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Business, Not Politics: The Making of the Gay Market
Further, neither lesbian celebrities nor the lipstick lesbian stereotype has displaced the vilified image ofthe lesbian feminist.As Sue O'Sullivan comments, “ Two images of lesbianism exist at the same time, one young and provocatively attractive ...
Katherine Sender, 2013
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Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures
... as well as misrepresent the experiences and behavior of the many diverse individuals who identify with a particular cultural group. The prevalence of insider stereotypes, such as the “soft butch” and the “lipstick lesbian,” convey the extent to ...
George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman, 2003
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The Advocate
For example, Madonna did not coin the phrase "lipstick lesbian." That term came into vogue in the early '80s. It was used by stylish femme dykes to rebut fascist feminists who believed that to be a good lesbian one must wear Birkenstocks and  ...
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New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender
Amory rejects the blanket characterisation of the 'lipstick lesbian' to capture this transformation, particularly if the subject is ... at Club Q took the notion of the lipstick lesbian and worked it, right across the colour spectrum' (Amory 1996: 148 ).
Rosa Ainley *Nfa*, Rosa Ainley, 2002
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The Advocate
But does Maney call herself a lipstick lesbian? "I just want to get away from collectives," she demurs, recalling how she was "drummed out of the Ohio lesbian community for having a sense of humor. And," she adds conspiratorially, " I wanted ...
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The Handbook of Gender, Sex and Media
Not by chance, perhaps, something else that became 'trendy and cool' in what I have elsewhere termed 'the lesbian 1990s' (Scanlon, 2010) was the 'lipstick lesbian.' In media representations the lipstick lesbian often interlocked with the ...
Karen Ross, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIPSTICK LESBIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lipstick lesbian is used in the context of the following news items.
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Liverpool's Unity Theatre hosts Queertet 2015 - Liverpool Echo
Bye, described as a “lipstick lesbian rom-com”, is about two girlfriends who seem to find love at the most awkward of times. And finally Wes ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
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Damn you, Chunky Beef Stew! You've polarized society!
On the left: Yiwana is a lipstick lesbian who lives with her partner and her pet ferret in an urban flat. She works two jobs: she is a professional ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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The Case of the Lipstick Lesbian: Avoiding gender-stereotyping claims
The phrase “lipstick lesbian” is an expression I have heard myriad times, both in reference to some people's belief I am “passing” as straight ... «InsideCounsel, Jun 15»
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Pride and Prejudice: A Life-Long Battle from Civil Rights to LGBT …
It was only when she met another "lipstick lesbian" (a lesbian who dresses in a stereotypical feminine way) who confided in Charlene that she ... «Jackson Free Press, Jun 15»
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Front and Center With Glennda Testone
I hear gossip about me being a lipstick lesbian, and it's dismissive. Because I wear heels and lipstick I should be taken less seriously? It feels ... «EDGE Boston, Jun 15»
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Our own islands
In the same episode, she jokingly refers to herself as a “lipstick lesbian.” Hannah, who came out herself on YouTube in 2012, gently chides her, ... «Philippine Star, Jun 15»
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Why We Don't Talk About the Lipstick Lesbian
We've all met the lipstick lesbian before. You know, that girl who piles on bronzer, strides in heels, and keeps her long locks for her partner's ... «Inquirer.net, Jun 15»
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FIRST SEEN ON PEP: The Rich Man's Daughter's Chynna, Glaiza …
Glaiza (pictured above) effectively plays the role of lipstick lesbian Althea. Chynna said they tapped lifestyle and fashion photographer Rita ... «Philippine Entertainment Portal, Jun 15»
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Defining Pride: LGBTQ need-to-know terms
Lipstick lesbian: [lip-stik lez-bee-uh n] A lady who loves her Maybelline almost as much as she loves boobs. Muscle Mary: [muhs-uh l mair-ee] A ... «MetroNews Canada, Jun 15»
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Lawsuit: Michigan Discriminates Against Transgender People in …
After all, (for example) there are straight trans-women, bisexual trans-women, lipstick lesbian trans-women, butch lesbian trans-women, ... «RH Reality Check, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Lipstick lesbian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lipstick-lesbian>. Aug 2019 ».
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