curl (one's) lip

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curl (one's) lip

To sneer at something. When I heard what was for dinner, I curled my lip in disgust. Don't you curl your lip at me! I did nothing wrong here!
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curl your lip

raise a corner of your upper lip to show contempt; sneer.
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The body of Rebecca is our plaything, yet a hint of self-satisfaction curls her lip, suggesting that, in art at least, one is never quite sure who is in control.
for Palm Springs, where loving in-laws reside, we learn different: Valerie curls her lip at the world out of well-placed guilt.