blue lips


noun
  1. a plant, Collinsia grandiflora, of the figwort family, of western central North America, having short-stalked flowers with the upper lip purple or white and the lower lip blue or violet.

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How to use blue lips in a sentence

  • The beggar stared at me with his bloodshot eyes; his blue lips smiled; and he in his turn gripped my chilly fingers.

  • Presently I saw his blue lips again, breathing on the tinder, and then a flare of light flashed up, and showed me Orlick.

    Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
  • He does not laugh; he breathes heavily, fast, and with wheezing; he is licking his blue lips with his tongue.

  • A shower of cold rain blew up-wind straight in their faces and made the teeth chatter behind their blue lips.

  • Still, he looked at the childrens blue lips and pinched cheeks, I wish that your hearth were wider.

    Boys and Girls of Colonial Days | Carolyn Sherwin Bailey