thin-lipped

thin-lipped

adj
having mean-looking thin lips
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Translations

thin-lipped

[ˈθɪnˈlɪpt] ADJde labios apretados
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thin-lipped

adjdünnlippig; smiledünn
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thin-lipped

[ˌθɪnˈlɪpt] adjdalle labbra sottili
he was thin-lipped with rage → stringeva i denti dalla rabbia
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References in classic literature ?
And still the King slept on, or mourned the vanity of his might and his power, while the thin-lipped intruder put the impress of his cold and implacable spirit upon the sky and sea.
Thin-lipped wisdom spoke at her from the worn chair, hinted at prudence, quoted from that book of cowardice whose author apes the name of common sense.
It is packed with gritty characters, including Chaldean and Italian mafiosos, thin-lipped FBI agents, an aging cocktail waitress, a couple of bad boyfriends, and a warmhearted grandma.
On their must-have list for hosting are platters, serving bowls, white taper candles, thin-lipped glasses and nice napkins -- all in a restrained style.
It was one of those shows I counted the days to, then watched in squirming silence as my mum sat, thin-lipped, beside me.
But Steve needn't have worried as he bagged a thin-lipped grey mullet weighing in at 2lb.
He oils his hair back from his face, which is thin and long as a weasel's, with the same thin-lipped grin.
These thin-lipped, patriarchal persons figure, as founding Puritans or Founding Fathers, as Western pioneers or industrial magnates, at every juncture of traditional history books, and our diverse, eclectic, skeptical population may have heard quite enough about them.
Daniel craig goes for the thin-lipped anti-hero as perfected by clint Eastwood.
Hillary: (Thin-lipped) I'm not obligated to tell you either, but in the same candid spirit of confidence, State has recently funded NRC convened scientists who are evaluating the efficacy of biological controls for narcotics producing plants.
But that groundbreaking innovation ended up rendered utterly obsolete in one deft stroke as a thin-lipped Pauline Quirk lookalike span round the booth behind where the hung-over wannabe models Laura and Samantha were breakfasting, and weighed in with her own two penneth worth.
Their conclusion was based on Cleopatra's depiction on a Roman denarius coin which shows her as a sharp-nosed, thin-lipped woman with a protruding chin.