Definition of "labret" [la•bret]

  • An ornament inserted into a perforation in the lip. (noun)

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Use "labret" in a sentence
  • "Among the means taken by these people to produce personal ornamentation that of tattooing the face and wearing a labret is the most noticeable."
  • "He said he has one tattoo on the middle of his back and six piercings - two ear gauges, an industrial piercing on his left ear, two nipple piercings and a labret, which is a piercing below the lip and above the chin."
  • "BME: What's morally worse, piercing a human baby's ears, or piercing a fish's "labret"?"