: a long amorous kiss

Examples of lip-lock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After Moss-Bachrach, who won the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor, let Matheson out of the long lip-lock, the actor continued his speech. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 16 Jan. 2024 From there, Johnny and another new bombshell entry— Love Island UK’s Megan Barton-Hanson — were escorted out of the villa after the lip-lock moment. Julia Moore, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lip-lock was in 1979

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“Lip-lock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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