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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You're more likely to find me curling my lip up nastily, ready to sneer at someone, then dabbing a tear out of my eye.
I knew she was embarrassed but didn't want to make a scene so I did it for her, tutting as loud as I could and curling my lip at her dinner companion as he roared with laughter over his obviously hilarious callers.