\ ˈlipt How to pronounce lipped (audio) \

Definition of lipped

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

Examples of lipped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble have also been noticeably tight-lipped about the Olympics. Brad Adgate, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2022 But much of the logistics remain in the works, and companies were tight-lipped about their plans to roll those offerings out in the coming months. Kristine Gill, Fortune, 4 June 2022 Apple is famously tight-lipped about what exactly will be announced during the show, but the rumor mill has been working overtime to ferret out what might be coming. PCMAG, 2 June 2022 Abrams, the Georgia gubernatorial Democratic nominee, has been tight-lipped about her views on defunding the police ahead of the election. Fox News, 26 May 2022 Kyiv has been tight-lipped since the start of the evacuation process, which was agreed with the Russian side after protracted negotiations over the course of weeks. Matthew Luxmoore, WSJ, 18 May 2022 But on Monday, committee members were tight-lipped about the dividend amount that would emerge from their work. Iris Samuels, Anchorage Daily News, 17 May 2022 Hangman is still shrouded in mystery; fan theories online speculate on his connection, if any, to previous Top Gun lore, but those involved with the film have been tight-lipped). Evan Romano, Men's Health, 17 May 2022 The late singer’s representative had not commented, People reported, but the family had been tight-lipped after the emotional but brief announcement of her death. al, 3 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of lipped

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Lipped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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