Definition of lip balm in English:

lip balm

noun

  • A preparation applied to soothe sore or cracked lips.

    • ‘It makes everything from lotion to lip balm to blush.’
    • ‘Now I know what I'm going to look like at age 40, and it's clear to me that before that time comes I have to either make a serious commitment to lip balm or suffer the consequences.’
    • ‘Solve the problem by dabbing your lips with lip balm.’
    • ‘My lips were chapped, so I dug into my backpack for some lip balm.’
    • ‘It collects care packages - of baby wipes, lip balm, baby powder and other items - for soldiers serving overseas.’
    • ‘He brought me water, and even swiped a lip balm from his sister's bedroom for my dry, chapped lips.’
    • ‘You can make soaps, lip balm, scented lotions - all things girls love.’
    • ‘You wear sunscreen and lip balm to protect your skin because you practically live outdoors.’
    • ‘I believe that the idea is that our lifestyle is so enviable that other people, seeing us using a particular brand of medicated lip balm, or stink-preventing shoe pads, would immediately rush out and switch brands.’
    • ‘Never be bummed by body wash, blusher or lip balm again!’
    • ‘It is a bit sticky, so I usually put on a lip balm before hand.’
    • ‘Slather on the sunblock and lip balm during the day, but don't forget the down jacket and booties for camp at night.’
    • ‘Take some kind of lip balm with you because wind and cold weather aren't friendly with lips.’
    • ‘Use a detachable, outside compartment or bag for quick access to things you might need throughout the day, such as water, snacks, sunscreen, lip balm, bug repellant and your camera.’
    • ‘My eyes were dull, my cheeks hollow and my lips chapped and dry, no matter how much lip balm I put on them.’
    • ‘My lips were so dry the other night and I couldn't find any lip balm so I finally went to bed wearing lipstick.’
    • ‘In other words, you're probably better off getting your hands on a lip balm to treat your dry lips.’
    • ‘Don't forget to use lip balm with sunscreen to protect your lips.’
    • ‘A layer of sun-protective lip balm is all it takes to prevent chapping.’
    • ‘You'll slick on some lip balm every now and then, but that's about it.’

Pronunciation:

lip balm

/ˈlip ˌbä(l)m/