be on everyone's lips

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be on everyone's lips

To be a popular topic of conversation or gossip. The word "layoffs" is on everyone's lips because our company was bought last month. That scandal with the CEO is on everyone's lips these days.
See also: lip, on
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I had a conversation with Jamie around the time when Harry was on everyone's lips.
Yes, the T word, or rather TS word, was on everyone's lips, painted or otherwise.
The word ``intimidation'' was on everyone's lips afterward.
Social Security was on everyone's lips, Republican and Democrat.