bee-stung
adjective Date: 1933 having a red puffy appearance as if from being stung by a bee <
bee-stung lips
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  • bee-stung — adj. having a red and swollen appearance: 1920s flappers with bee stung lips. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • bee-stung — adjective informal (of a woman s lips) full and red …   English new terms dictionary

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