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lip

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lip

  1. not being or expressing what one appears to be or express <part of the ritual of the awards ceremony is the nominee's lip praise for the performances of his or her competitors> Synonyms artificial, backhanded, counterfeit, double, double-dealing, double-faced, fake, feigned, hypocritical, Janus-faced, jive [slang], left-handed, insincere, mealy, mealymouthed, Pecksniffian, phony (also phoney), phony-baloney (or phoney-baloney), pretended, two-faced, unctuousRelated Words affected, assumed, claptrap, contrived, forced, mechanical, put-on, simulated, strained, unnatural; empty, hollow, meaningless; deceitful, devious, dishonest, false, untruthful; facile, glib, superficial; bogus, sham; campy, facetious, jocular, tongue-in-cheek; canting, pharisaical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pureNear Antonyms direct, forthright, frank, heart-to-heart, open, plain, straightforwardAntonyms artless, candid, genuine, heartfelt, honest, sincere, undesigning, unfeigned




lip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lip

  1. to flow along or against <the waves, reflecting the red glow of the sunset, gently lipped the prow> Synonyms bathe, lap, lave, wash, splashRelated Words bubble, gurgle, plash, ripple, slosh




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