English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lip /lip/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- upper lip: môi trên
- lower lip: môi dưới
- to curl one's lips: cong môi
- to liock (smack) one's lips: liếm môi (trong khi hay trước khi ăn uống cái gì ngon); (nghĩa bóng) tỏ vẻ khoái trá, thoả mãn
- to make a lip: bĩu môi
- miệng vết thương, miệng vết lở
- miệng, mép (cốc, giếng, núi lửa...)
- (từ lóng) sự hỗn xược, sự láo xược
- to have had enough of someone's lip: không thể chịu được sự láo xược của ai
- stiff upper lip
- sự không nao núng, sự không lay chuyển được, tính kiên cường
- to carry (keep) a stiff upper lip: không nao núng, giữ vững tinh thần, kiên cường
- to hang on somebody's lips
lipped|lipping|lipslɪpAdvanced English Dictionary
+fleshy folds of tissue as those surrounding the mouth
+an impudent or insolent rejoinder
+the top edge of a vessel or other container
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] either of the two soft edges at the opening to the mouth: The assistant pursed her lips. + your upper / lower / top / bottom lip + She kissed him on the lips. + Not a drop of alcohol passed my lips (= I didn't drink any).
2 (-lipped) (in adjectives) having the type of lips mentioned: thin-lipped + thick-lipped
See also - TIGHT-LIPPED
3 [C] ~ (of sth) the edge of a container or a hollow place in the ground: He ran his finger around the lip of the cup. + Lava bubbled a few feet below the lip of the crater.
4 [U] (informal) words spoken to sb that are rude and show a lack of respect for that person
Don't let him give you any lip! + I've just about had enough of your lip!
Idioms: lick / smack your lips
1 to move your tongue over your lips, especially before eating sth good
2 (informal) to show that you are excited about sth and want it to happen soon: They were licking their lips at the thought of clinching the deal.
my lips are sealed used to say that you will not repeat sb's secret to other people
on everyone's lips if sth is on everyone's lips, they are all talking about it
more at BITE v., PASS v., READ v., STIFF adj.
top, upper | bottom, lower | chapped, cracked, dry | moist | fleshy, thick | thin | firm
VERB + LIP
He bit his lip nervously, trying not to cry.
| press together, purse
She pursed her lips in disapproval.
| pout | lick, smack
He licked his lips hungrily.
He nervously moistened his lips with his tongue.
LIP + VERB
Her lips parted with a cry of fear.
| quiver, tremble | curl
His lips curled contemptuously.
The firm lips pouted in a sulk.
around/round your ~
He ran his tongue round his lips.
| between your ~
a cigarette between his lips
| on your ~
There was a slight smile on her lips.
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