on the lips of

Definition of on the lips of

informal
:being said or discussed by (people)
  • trendy words on the lips of talk show hosts
  • a topic that is on the lips of many people

Word by Word Definitions

lip play lips
  1. : either of two fleshy folds that surround the mouth in humans and many other vertebrates and are organs of human speech essential to certain articulations

  2. : back talk

  3. : a fleshy edge or margin (as of a wound)

  1. : insincere

  2. : produced with the participation of the lips : labial

  1. : to touch with the lips

  2. : utter

  3. : to lap against : lick

  1. : fat : fatty tissue : fatty


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