Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lip

5 senses of lip

Sense 1
lip -- (either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking)
       => external body part -- (any body part visible externally)
       => articulator -- (a movable speech organ)

Sense 2
lip -- ((botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 3
sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth -- (an impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your sass")
       => rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter -- (a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher")

Sense 4
brim, rim, lip -- (the top edge of a vessel or other container)
       => edge -- (a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box")

Sense 5
lip -- (either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell)
       => margin, border, perimeter -- (the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary)

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