Definition of a smile on one's lips
- With a smile on her lips, she gave him the letter.
- She had a smile on her lips as she gave him the letter.
: to have, produce, or exhibit a smile
: to look or regard with amusement or ridicule
: to bestow approval
: a facial expression in which the eyes brighten and the corners of the mouth curve slightly upward and which expresses especially amusement, pleasure, approval, or sometimes scorn
: a pleasant or encouraging appearance
: either of two fleshy folds that surround the mouth in humans and many other vertebrates and are organs of human speech essential to certain articulations
: back talk
: a fleshy edge or margin (as of a wound)
: produced with the participation of the lips : labial
: to touch with the lips
: to lap against : lick
: fat : fatty tissue : fatty
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