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A shape like that of the double-curved bow often shown carried by Cupid, especially at the top edge of a person's upper lip.as modifier ‘soulful eyes and Cupid's bow lips’
- ‘There is a collapsed viola, pegs extending beyond the apron of the sculpture's black-and-white-tiled stage, and a Cupid's bow and arrow that hang from the wall above the angular presence of a scaled-down chair.’
- ‘Her features were feminine and delicate - full, high cheekbones; small, pert nose; Cupid's bow.’
- ‘Here is a podgy youth seen face-on, the emphasis being on the Cupid's bow of his all-too-feminine lips.’
- ‘But if you want to ensure Cupid's bow really hits the mark, innovative tour operators and hoteliers have come up with some creative ideas they promise will guarantee you true romance home or away.’
- ‘She has this fat, squishy section on her bottom lip, like an upside-down Cupid's bow that just begs to be kissed.’
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