pass one's lips

Speak, utter, as in Not a word of it will pass my lips, I promise. [Mid-1700s]


Nearby words

  1. pass for,
  2. pass law,
  3. pass muster,
  4. pass off,
  5. pass on,
  6. pass out,
  7. pass over,
  8. pass pattern,
  9. pass point,
  10. pass rush

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