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lipstick

[ lip-stik ]
/ ˈlɪpˌstɪk /
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noun
a crayonlike oil-based cosmetic used in coloring the lips, usually in a tubular container.
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Origin of lipstick

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; lip + stick1
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British Dictionary definitions for lipstick

lipstick
/ (ˈlɪpˌstɪk) /

noun
a cosmetic for colouring the lips, usually in the form of a stick
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