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[loos-lipt] /ˈlusˈlɪpt/
tending toward indiscriminate and uninhibited talk. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He turned a loose-lipped visage to his angry parent, then began a series of extraordinarily piercing yells.

    A Maid of the Kentucky Hills Edwin Carlile Litsey
  • Belchy's ogle had been of the straightforward, loose-lipped, drooling variety.

    Legacy James H Schmitz
  • He had a loose-lipped mouth and a not entirely straight nose and pale eyes that were never entirely still.

    A Slave is a Slave Henry Beam Piper
  • Captain Lorrimer was as dirty as a greaser; and like a greaser, loose-lipped, unshaven.

    The Seventh Man Max Brand
  • But what the boys and Billie most noticed was his unusually wide, loose-lipped mouth.

  • He put his arm along the back of the seat and grinned at her from his loose-lipped mouth.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • He noticed one with narrow-slitted eyes and a loose-lipped mouth.

    Martin Eden Jack London
  • His insufficient nose, abundant, loose-lipped mouth and brown eyes were completely expressionless.

    Miss Lulu Bett Zona Gale
  • His string-coloured moustache was brushed up from a loose-lipped mouth, and he showed bad teeth when he smiled.

    Olive in Italy Moray Dalton

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