lip–synch

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verb \ˈlip-ˌsiŋk\
variants: or

lip–sync

Definition of lip–synch

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to pretend to sing or say at precisely the same time with recorded sound She lip–synched the song that was playing on the radio.

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to lip-synch something It was obvious that she was lip–synching.

lip sync

noun

lip–syncher

or

lip–syncer

noun

Circa 1961

First Known Use of lip–synch

circa 1961


LIP–SYNCH Defined for English Language Learners

lip–synch

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verb \ˈlip-ˌsiŋk\

Definition of lip–synch for English Language Learners

  • : to pretend to sing or say (recorded words)

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