Meaning of “lipstick” in the English Dictionary

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"lipstick" in British English

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lipsticknoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈlɪp.stɪk/ us /ˈlɪp.stɪk/

Examples from literature

  • Even Victorian women, who considered makeup like lipstick to be immoral, applied mixtures to lighten their faces. 

(Definition of “lipstick” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lipstick" in American English

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lipsticknoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈlɪpˌstɪk/

a makeup for coloring a person’s lips, usually enclosed in a tube

(Definition of “lipstick” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)