Translation of "lip" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /lɪp/ us /lɪp/

B1 one of the two soft, red edges of the mouth

He licked his lips.

(Translation of “lip” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /lip/

either of the folds of flesh which form the edge of the mouth

She bit her lip.

the edge of something

the lip of a cup.

de labios
a thin-lipped mouth.
lip-read verb

(of a deaf person) to understand what a person is saying by watching the movement of his lips.

leer en los labios
lipstick noun

(a stick of) colouring/coloring for the lips.

lápiz de labios
pay lip service to

to show respect to, or approval of, in word only, without sincerely feeling it

alabar un ideal de boquilla
Politicians tend to pay lip service to environmental issues without actually doing anything about them.

(Translation of “lip” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)