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lip

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lip

  1. not being or expressing what one appears to be or express part of the ritual of the awards ceremony is the nominee's lip praise for the performances of his or her competitors Synonyms artificial, backhanded, counterfeit, double, double-dealing, double-faced, fake, feigned, hypocritical, Janus-faced, jive [slang], left-handed, insincere, mealy, mealymouthed, Pecksniffian, phony (also phoney), phony-baloney (or phoney-baloney), pretended, two-faced, unctuousRelated Words affected, assumed, claptrap, contrived, forced, mechanical, put-on, simulated, strained, unnatural; empty, hollow, meaningless; deceitful, devious, dishonest, false, untruthful; facile, glib, superficial; bogus, sham; campy, facetious, jocular, tongue-in-cheek; canting, pharisaical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pureNear Antonyms direct, forthright, frank, heart-to-heart, open, plain, straightforwardAntonyms artless, candid, genuine, heartfelt, honest, sincere, undesigning, unfeigned


lip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lip

  1. to flow along or against the waves, reflecting the red glow of the sunset, gently lipped the prow Synonyms bathe, lap, lave, wash, splashRelated Words bubble, gurgle, plash, ripple, slosh


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