lip gloss

or lipgloss


noun

a cosmetic used to give shine, and often a tint, to the lips.

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Origin of lip gloss

First recorded in 1935–40
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Example sentences from the Web for lip gloss

  • They seemed like quick studies, despite their youth and their lip-gloss.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for lip gloss

lip gloss

noun

a cosmetic preparation applied to the lips to give a sheen
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