lipstick

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

lip +‎ stick

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪpˌstɪk/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lipstick (usually uncountable, plural lipsticks)

  1. (uncountable) Makeup for the lips.
    • 2003 August 31, TammyM, “Re: OT: Penis Casino; free Viagra!”, in alt.support.stop-smoking, Usenet[1]:
      In fact, I just saw the movie Shirley Valentine (for the umpteenth time!), and couldn't even look at the adult Marjorie Majors without seeing Patsy and her boofed up hair and red lipstick and long cigarette holder.
    Are you wearing any lipstick today?
  2. (countable) A stick of this make-up.
    I'd like three lipsticks in this shade.

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Verb[edit]

lipstick (third-person singular simple present lipsticks, present participle lipsticking, simple past and past participle lipsticked)

  1. (transitive) To apply lipstick to; to paint with lipstick.
    • 1936, Liberty (volume 13, issue 4, page 55)
      She had even white teeth and a mouth that needed no lipsticking.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English lipstick.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪp.stɪk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lip‧stick

Noun[edit]

lipstick m (plural lipsticks, diminutive lipstickje n)

  1. lipstick

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Noun[edit]

lipstick m (plural lipsticks)

  1. lipstick