lip-read


lip–read

verb \ˈlip-ˌrēd\

: to understand what people are saying by watching the movement of their lips

lip–read\-ˌred\lip–read·ing\-ˌrē-diŋ\

Full Definition of LIP-READ

transitive verb
:  to understand by lipreading
intransitive verb
:  to use lipreading
lip–read·er \-ˌrē-dər\ noun

First Known Use of LIP-READ

1874

lip–read

verb \ˈlip-ˌrēd\   (Medical Dictionary)
lip–read \-ˌred\ lip–read·ing \-ˌrēd-iŋ\

Medical Definition of LIP–READ

transitive verb
: to understand by lipreading
intransitive verb
: to use lipreading

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