: having a lip or lips especially of a specified kind or number
often used in combination

Examples of lipped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their comparisons revealed that the mouths of the theropods were much more similar to those of the lipped reptiles, like lizards, rather than the lipless reptiles, like crocodiles. Of particular importance to their conclusions were tooth wear and size. Sam Walters, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2023 Each piece features a post-modern lipped rim design that adds a touch of contemporary flair to your dining experience. Samantha Booth, Rolling Stone, 11 Oct. 2023 The beurre blanc came out smooth and creamy, though the lipped edges of the pan ran hot, burning the edges of the liquid. Barbara Bellesi Zito, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 July 2023 But none have pierced the pop cultural zeitgeist (or sent more folks to Google) quite like Queen Charlotte, who is played to pursed lipped perfection by veteran British theater actress Golda Rosheuvel. Helena Andrews-Dyer, Washington Post, 5 May 2023 These chews contain potent ingredients such as glucosamine, methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), type II collagen, chondroitin, turmeric, and green lipped mussel which all work together to support healthy connective tissue, cartilage, and joint movement. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 12 Dec. 2022 While the wear seen in the theropods was very different from that seen in the lipless reptiles, the tooth size of the theropods was very similar to that of the lipped reptiles, relative to the size of their skulls. Sam Walters, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2023 Finkelstein hopes to attempt his next record with his girlfriend, but is remaining tight lipped about the concept. Lianne Kolirin, CNN, 10 Jan. 2023 Or, stack round, lipped trays with small bowls between to create tiers. WSJ, 16 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lipped was in the 14th century

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“Lipped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lipped. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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: having a lip or lips especially of a certain kind or number
often used in combination

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