bring a smile to one's lips

Definition of bring a smile to one's lips

:to cause one to smile
  • The good news brought smiles to our lips.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : attract

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

  2. : to look or regard with amusement or ridicule

  3. : 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

  2. : a pleasant or encouraging appearance

lip play 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

  2. : back talk

  3. : a fleshy edge or margin (as of a wound)

  1. : insincere

  2. : produced with the participation of the lips : labial

  1. : to touch with the lips

  2. : utter

  3. : to lap against : lick

  1. : fat : fatty tissue : fatty


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