lipped

adjective
\ ˈlipt How to pronounce lipped (audio) \

Definition of lipped

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

Examples of lipped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The agency and its healthcare provider, Corizon Health, have been tight-lipped about what their testing and tracing protocols are. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "AA shrine, haunted houses, tramway: News from around our 50 states," 12 Oct. 2020 In typical Amazon fashion, the online retailer remains tight-lipped about when Amazon Prime Day 2020 is actually taking place. Talia Abbas, Glamour, "What Is Amazon Prime Day 2020? The Best Deals & Everything to Know," 22 Sep. 2020 Companies are typically tight-lipped about ransomware payments, but an attack on the city of Atlanta’s systems in March 2018 illustrates the stakes. Robert Mcmillan And Jenny Strasburg, WSJ, "Mounting Ransomware Attacks Morph Into a Deadly Concern," 30 Sep. 2020 While Treasury officials were tight-lipped about what measures may be included in the announcement, the chancellor has been studying a range of proposals from business groups, think tanks and unions. Alex Morales, Bloomberg.com, "Virus Forces Sunak to Spend More on Saving U.K. Jobs, Firms," 24 Sep. 2020 When asked, spokespeople for the community were tight-lipped about Barrett’s connection to People of Praise. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "Did U.S. Supreme Court Frontrunner Amy Coney Barrett’s Religious Group Inspire The Handmaid’s Tale?," 23 Sep. 2020 Despite show changes, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli will return as judges, as will stiff-upper-lipped Brit Len Goodman. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "'Dancing with the Stars': Carole Baskin bringing the 'Tiger King' freak show is tonight's must-see reality TV," 14 Sep. 2020 While China was tight-lipped about its reusable spacecraft over the weekend, the country has been accelerating its space program at a rapid pace over the past decade. Brad Lendon, CNN, "China launches and recovers reusable spacecraft, state media says," 7 Sep. 2020 The Kremlin remained tight-lipped and said it hadn't been informed, even though its ambassador in Berlin had been summoned. Arkansas Online, "Germany says Soviet-era nerve agent used on Russia's Navalny," 2 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of lipped

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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17 Oct 2020

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“Lipped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lipped. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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lipped

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of lipped

: having lips of a specified type

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