Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having thick lips, as a negro; labroid, as a fish; thickened around the edges, as an ulcer.

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  • adjective having thick lips

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Examples

  • "No fear," answered their spokesman, one Koogoo, a strapping, thick-lipped Ethiopian-looking man.

    Chapter 23

  • Here was the fighter -- the beast with a streak for a forehead, with beady eyes under lowering and bushy brows, flat-nosed, thick-lipped, sullen-mouthed.

    Chapter 4

  • The problem with this "graphic album" is obviously its depiction of Africans as nearly identical, goggled-eyed, thick-lipped, ignorant savages.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • All those fawning stories, all those bloody headlines, all those wire-service photos of the thick-lipped, jowly, 235-pound Snorky dolled up in outfits that made him look, as a New York reporter once wrote, “like an overstuffed capon”—all of this was very bad for the drys.

    LAST CALL

  • We had a thick-lipped, skinny-arsed Rolling Stone to torment.

    PAUL IS UNDEAD

  • All those fawning stories, all those bloody headlines, all those wire-service photos of the thick-lipped, jowly, 235-pound Snorky dolled up in outfits that made him look, as a New York reporter once wrote, “like an overstuffed capon”—all of this was very bad for the drys.

    LAST CALL

  • I found myself studying him: he was your real jet-black Nubian, flat-nosed, thick-lipped, and could have walked into the K.A.R. * (* King's African Rifles.) nowadays, no questions asked.

    THE NUMBERS

  • David Noss (2003: 18) confirms the Aryans, invaders of Northwest India, “found a long established population there … and described them as dark skinned, thick-lipped people who possessed cattle and spoke in a strange language …”

    African blessings

  • They look at pictures of hook-nosed, bug-eyed, thick-lipped Jews drinking German Palestinian baby blood and don't even have the historical knowledge or sense to know that radical Islamic groups copied this material from Hitler's propagandathis is a link to "Fourth Reich Israel" - and it's serious.

    January 2009

  • Duff Green, a partisan journalist of the era, is said to have described Julia Chinn as "a jet-black, thick-lipped, odiferous negro wench."

    David Mills: The Vice President and the Mulatto

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