bring a smile to one's lips

Definition of bring a smile to one's lips

  1. :  to cause one to smile <The good news brought smiles to our lips.>

Word by Word Definitions

bringplay
  1. :  to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one toward the place from which the action is being regarded

    :  to cause to be, act, or move in a special way: such as

    :  attract

smileplay
  1. :  to have, produce, or exhibit a smile

    :  to look or regard with amusement or ridicule

    :  to bestow approval

  1. :  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

lipplay lips
  1. :  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

    :  the red or pinkish margin of the human lip

    :  back talk

  1. :  insincere

    :  produced with the participation of the lips :  labial

  1. :  to touch with the lips

    :  kiss

    :  utter


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