lipstick

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v lipstick apply lipstick to "She lipsticked her mouth"
    • v lipstick form by tracing with lipstick "The clown had lipsticked circles on his cheeks"
    • n lipstick makeup that is used to color the lips
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Quotations

  • Charles Revson
    Charles Revson
    “In our factory, we make lipstick. In our advertising, we sell hope.”
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden%20Nash
    “A husband is a guy who tells you when you've got on too much lipstick and helps you with your girdle when your hips stick.”

Idioms

Put lipstick on a pig - If people put lipstick on a pig, they make superficial or cosmetic changes, hoping that it will make the product more attractive.
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Usage

In literature:

There were close to a dozen lipstick-tinted cigarette butts in the ashtray beside her.
"Oomphel in the Sky" by Henry Beam Piper
Ashtrays full, many of the forty-year-old cigarette ends lipstick tinted.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
He used to go out often "to play cards with the boys," and Mabel twice found lipstick on his handkerchief.
"The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book" by Various
She wore less lipstick than you'd expect on an American girl but it went with her freshness.
"Revolution" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Sally should send him off with a proud smooch of lipstick and a tearful promise to wait.
"Instinct" by George Oliver Smith
She was the one girl who used a lipstick.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
The young bucks shake a heel and the girls put on their lipstick.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
There wasn't even a smudge of lipstick on her face.
"Get Out of Our Skies!" by E. K. Jarvis
With horror Jerry saw that Cathy had been carrying a lipstick of shiny gold-colored metal.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
She'd ground out lipstick-smudged cigarettes until the ash tray was spilling over.
"The Man from Time" by Frank Belknap Long
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In poetry:

He tells you when you've got on
too much lipstick
And helps you with your girdle
when your hips stick.
"The Perfect Husband" by Ogden Nash

In news:

Benoit & Sergio, 'Lipstick & Lace '.
In a recent column, we asked how many TUBES OF LIPSTICK you own.
So, if lip gloss counts as lipstick, I have 179 total.
In a recent column, we asked how many tubes of lipstick you own.
Finding The Perfect Red Lipstick .
Finding a red lipstick is an intimidating task.
New Lipstick on an Old Pig.
GMA bought 22 different lipsticks and lip glosses and took them to Underwriters Laboratories for lead testing.
But anti-lead activists say manufacturers should remove all lead from their lipsticks .
Send " Lipstick on a pig" to a friend.
" Lipstick and Liquor" explores the secret world of women alcoholics in the suburbs.
Perfecting plum lipstick with Grace Lee.
The Fourth Annual Lipstick Lounge.
Lounging & shopping two things Shireen & Lynn are experts at doing I think what Louis is trying to say is over the weekend, I enjoyed myself: (With a lot of other ladies) And helped host the 4th Annual Lipstick Lounge.
Tricks to Pull Off Purple Lipstick .
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