(noun, verb)


1. either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking

Definition categories: body, articulator

2. (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

Definition categories: plant

3. an impudent or insolent rejoinder

Similar word(s): backtalk, mouth, sass, sassing

Definition categories: communication, comeback, counter, rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte

4. the top edge of a vessel or other container

Similar word(s): brim, rim

Definition categories: man–made, edge

5. either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell

Definition categories: animal, border, margin, perimeter

Sentences with lip as a noun:

- Don’t give me any lip!


1. To touch with the lips; to kiss or lick; to lap the lips against something.

2. To utter verbally.

3. To simulate speech merely by lip-movement, as suffices for a lip-reader.

4. (sports) to make a golf ball hit the lip of the cup, without dropping in.