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English definition of “lippy”


adjective     /ˈlɪp.i/ informal
showing no respect in the way that you talk to someone: She can get a bit lippy with her parents .Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
(Definition of lippy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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