labial labial

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
  2. (adj) of or relating to the lips of the mouth
  3. (adj) relating to or near the female labium

Derived Word(s)

lip

Usage(s):

  1. Purists and prudes insist the last labial touch should be a chaste left-right-left to the cheek.
  2. License plates from Poland, Hungary and the Soviet Union dot East Germany's sparsely traveled highways, and its famed spas and museums echo with the labial lilt of Slavic voices.

News

  • Uterine Fibroid Treatment through Non-Invasive Embolization at BHP

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to labial reduction surgery and vaginal rejuvenation procedures, one of the most common gynecological surgeries sought out at Beverly Hills Physicians is uterine fibroid treatment. This is why Beverly Hills Physicians, an...
    on August 24, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

Quotes

  • "The attraction [for red] may have been transferred to the labial region during oestrous to make it conspicuous for males to locate a potential mate," says Ramachandran.
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: VS Ramachandran Source: New Scientist

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