lipstick

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

lip +‎ stick

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪpˌstɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪpstɪk

NounEdit

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 makeup.
    I'd like three lipsticks in this shade.
  3. (countable, colloquial) A dog's penis.
    • 2012, Sarah Pekkanen, These Girls, Washington Square Press, →ISBN, page 241:
      “So she storms off, yelling at me, ‘Tell your dog to put his lipstick back in its case!’ and that dog and I just stared after them. Both of us were totally smitten.”
    • 2019, Anonymous, chapter 15, in You Shot My Dog and I Love You, Mercier Press, →ISBN:
      I looked over at our new house-wolf, hoping for a connection, but it was too soon. I felt nothing but resentment. What I saw, however, was something I would have to look away from regularly. He had his lipstick out.
    • 2021, Kate Karyus Quinn; Demitria Lunetta; Marley Lynn, chapter 12, in The Lying, the Witch, & the Werewolf (Down & Dirty Supernatural Cleaning Services; book 4), Little Fish Publishing:
      “Speaking of loyalty…” I give Shit a nasty side-eye but he only pants at me, eyes slightly glazed. That’s when I realize his lipstick is all the way out. ¶ “Hey, stop turning my dog on,” I tell Mac.

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VerbEdit

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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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English lipstick.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

lipstick m (plural lipsticks, diminutive lipstickje n)

  1. lipstick

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NounEdit

lipstick m (plural lipsticks)

  1. lipstick