Cupid's bow

[ boh ]
/ boʊ /

noun

a classical bow Cupid is traditionally pictured as bearing.
a line or shape resembling this, especially the line of the upper lip.

Origin of Cupid's bow

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for cupid's bow

Cupid's bow


noun

a shape of the upper lip considered to resemble Cupid's double-curved bow
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