lip gloss

or lip·gloss



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

Origin of lip gloss

First recorded in 1935–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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


a cosmetic preparation applied to the lips to give a sheen

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