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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ELVIS enthusiasts swung their hips and curled their lips as they battled it out to be crowned the king of Kings.
There was a Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On at the Hi Tide Inn, Porthcawl, as eight Elvis impersonators curled their lips and swung their hips in front of a crowd of hundreds.