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bee-stung

adjective
1.
having a red and swollen appearance:
1920s flappers with bee-stung lips.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Examples from the web for bee-stung
  • Her bee-stung red mouth parts to expose two competent teeth.
  • Get the bee-stung look-and no, we're not talking about your lips.
  • Even as her eyes are popping open, she is pursing her bee-stung lips, which thereby risk disappearing altogether.
British Dictionary definitions for bee-stung

bee-stung

adjective
1.
(of the lips) pouting and sensuous
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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