\ ˈlipt \

Definition of lipped 

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

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Mariah Carey, Clint Eastwood and Naomi Campbell have rumored to have overnighted at the sprawling One&Only Cape Town, which is notoriously tight-lipped on famous guests. Kathryn Romeyn, The Hollywood Reporter, "How Hollywood Does Cape Town," 17 Apr. 2018 The Sixers have been tight-lipped on Embiid’s progress other than to guess at a two-to-four week recovery. David Murphy,, "Sixers biggest prize: Postponing a playoff date with LeBron James, Cavaliers | David Murphy," 7 Apr. 2018 Samuels also tried to coax Chance to reveal details about working on new music with Kanye West but Chance remained tight-lipped on that one. Nerisha Penrose, Billboard, "Chance the Rapper Says He Recorded 'Amazing' Music With Childish Gambino," 6 Mar. 2018 Authorities were tight-lipped on why this particular property is seeing a concentration of equipment and manpower, but Houston said this search is acting on new information developed out of a Crimestoppers segment on the case. William Thornton,, "Weeklong search planned for Traci Pittman Kegley," 25 Feb. 2018 For its part, Apple has remained tight-lipped on its plans for 2018 iPhones. Don Reisinger, Fortune, "This Apple iPhone Model Will Be Really Popular in 2018," 14 Feb. 2018 More: See Jim Caviezel as Luke in exclusive trailer for 'Paul, Apostle of Christ' Gibson and his star have been tight-lipped on details of how the new film will move forward. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "New 'Passion of the Christ' will be 'the biggest film in history,' Jim Caviezel promises," 29 Jan. 2018 This controversial quote would be a surprisingly candid admission from the normally tight-lipped Weinstein, and Theodoracopulos' response puts the whole interview in question. Kathryn Lindsay,, "Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Admitted To Exchanging Sex For Roles — & Then Took It Back," 13 July 2018 The gear included a Shimano Calcutta baitcasting reel, a 6-foot Shakespeare rod and a lipped crank bait. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: Extraordinary musky fishing tale, verified and true, comes to happy ending," 11 July 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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: having lips of a specified type

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