Definition of lip gloss in English:

lip gloss

(also lipgloss)


  • A cosmetic applied to the lips to provide a glossy finish, often tinted.

    • ‘She has an unnatural obsession with lipgloss and the colour purple.’
    • ‘She put her hair in cute pigtails, splashed on some lipgloss and mascara, and then went outside to Janet's car, which sounded like it was going to fall apart.’
    • ‘But her lipstick was a simple pink lipgloss and her nails were even painted a light shade of pink.’
    • ‘I would not allow myself to use even the tiniest amount of lipgloss or dab of concealer for seven full days.’
    • ‘He was wearing black mascara and shiny clear lipgloss.’
    • ‘She took out some foundation, lipstick, lipgloss, mascara, eyeliner and eyeshadow and looked at my face for a minute.’
    • ‘Inside was unused makeup of all sorts: eyeshadow, eyeliner, blush, lipstick, lipgloss.’
    • ‘She put on dark purple eye shadow, eyeliner, blush, and dark red-purple lipgloss before skipping downstairs into their living room.’
    • ‘She put on a little eyeliner and some lipgloss, attempting to make herself look presentable.’
    • ‘I applied some lipgloss and eyeliner and stared at my reflection in the mirror.’
    • ‘She put on some eyeliner and lipgloss, then pulled her hair back into a ponytail.’
    • ‘After she finished dressing, she returned to her vanity table and, almost mechanically, put on eyeshadow, blush, mascara and lipgloss.’
    • ‘My pink lipgloss gleamed as my eye liner brought out my eyes.’
    • ‘I half-heartedly applied on eyeliner and lipgloss.’
    • ‘Either heavy, seductive red lipstick or glossy baby pink lipgloss went over my pouty, sexy lips.’
    • ‘I checked my makeup in the mirror, dusting my nose with some powder and reapplying my lipgloss.’
    • ‘I put on eyeliner, mascara, and lipgloss timidly.’
    • ‘Now, his once-beautiful face is pudgy from medication but his lips still shine with lipgloss as he recalls his strategy for pop domination.’
    • ‘She didn't put on much makeup, just some lipgloss.’
    • ‘In a fit of desperate inspiration Angela reached into the small white purse hanging from her shoulder and pulled out her shiny pink lipgloss and plum lipliner.’
    cosmetics, greasepaint
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lip gloss

/ˈlɪp ˌɡlɑs//ˈlip ˌɡläs/