Definition of overlip in English:

overlip

noun

  • The upper lip; (now usually) the part of the face above the fleshy part of the upper lip and below the nose.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Laws of Cnut. From over + lip, originally as a noun phrase with the adjective showing agreement with the noun. Compare Middle Dutch overlippe, German Oberlippe.

Pronunciation

overlip

/ˈəʊvəlɪp/