curl one's lip

curl one's lip sneer.
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  • curl one's lip — idi curl one s lip, to raise a corner of one s lip, as in showing disdain …   From formal English to slang

  • curl one's lip — raise a corner of one s upper lip to show contempt; sneer …   Useful english dictionary

  • curl one's lip — sneer. → lip …   English new terms dictionary

  • (a) curl of your lip — a curl of your lip phrase a movement of your top lip upwards at one side in a way that shows that you are annoyed, bored, or do not respect someone He always spoke to them with a superior curl of his lip. Thesaurus: facial expressionshyponym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a curl of your lip — a movement of your top lip upwards at one side in a way that shows that you are annoyed, bored, or do not respect someone He always spoke to them with a superior curl of his lip …   English dictionary

  • lip — ► NOUN 1) either of the two fleshy parts forming the edges of the mouth opening. 2) the edge of a hollow container or an opening. 3) informal impudent talk. 4) another term for LABIUM(Cf. ↑labium). ► VERB ▪ (of water) lap a …   English terms dictionary

  • lip — /lɪp / (say lip) noun 1. either of the two fleshy parts or folds forming the margins of the mouth and performing an important function in speech. 2. (plural) these parts as organs of speech. 3. Colloquial impudent talk. 4. a lip like part or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • curl — curledly /kerr lid lee, kerrld /, adv. curledness, n. /kerrl/, v.t. 1. to form into coils or ringlets, as the hair. 2. to form into a spiral or curved shape; coil. 3. to adorn with, or as with, curls or ringlets. v.i. 4. to grow in or form curls… …   Universalium

  • lip — n. & v. n. 1 a either of the two fleshy parts forming the edges of the mouth opening. b a thing resembling these. c = LABIUM. 2 the edge of a cup, vessel, etc., esp. the part shaped for pouring from. 3 colloq. impudent talk (that s enough of your …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip — noun 1》 either of the two fleshy parts forming the edges of the mouth opening.     ↘another term for labium. 2》 the edge of a hollow container or an opening. 3》 informal impudent talk. verb (lips, lipping, lipped) 1》 (of water) lap against. 2》… …   English new terms dictionary

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