Meaning of “smack your lips” in the English Dictionary

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"smack your lips" in British English

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smack your lips

to close and open your mouth loudly to express a strong wish to eat something you like a lot:

"I love chocolate cake," said Susannah, smacking her lips.

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

"smack your lips" in American English

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smack your lips

to make a noise to show that something is good by opening and closing your lips:

The dogs were smacking their lips at the smell of the meat.

(Definition of “smack your lips” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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