how to pronounce lips


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the above transcription of lips is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lips is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of lips


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An example use of lips in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… looking good about the lips I usually …”

meanings of lips


  1. Plural of LIP.
  2. Plural of lip.


  1. To kiss, to smooch.
  2. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lip.

lips frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word lips occurs in english on average 33.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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