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adjective, lip·pi·er, lip·pi·est.
  1. having large or prominent lips.
  2. Slang. impudent; fresh.
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Origin of lippy

First recorded in 1870–75; lip + -y1
Related formslip·pi·ness, noun
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Related Words for lippy

glib, disrespectful, rude, offhand, playful, cocky, cheeky, brassy, breezy, flighty, flip, fresh, frivolous, impertinent, impudent, insolent, nervy, pert, sassy, smart

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Historical Examples of lippy

  • Her name was Lippy, or some sound which that combination of letters produces.

    The Madman and the Pirate

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • They fled as one man at the first sight of the maniac and Lippy was recovered!

  • “Yes, it will be pleasant to have Lippy running out and in again,” said Zeppa.

  • He then held the glass to the mistress, and she made it a lippy.

  • The savage warriors pursued, and several were taken, among them Lippy and her mother, who were promptly despatched to the rear.

British Dictionary definitions for lippy


adjective -pier or -piest informal
  1. insolent or cheeky
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  1. informal lipstick
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