lip–read

play
verb \ˈlip-ˌrēd\

Definition of lip–read

lip–read

play \ˈlip-ˌred\;

lip–reading

play \ˈlip-ˌrē-diŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to understand by lipreading

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to use lipreading

lip–reader

play \ˈlip-ˌrē-dər\ noun

1874

First Known Use of lip–read

1874


LIP–READ Defined for English Language Learners

lip–read

play
verb \ˈlip-ˌrēd\

Definition of lip–read for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

lip–read

play
verb \ˈlip-ˌrēd\

Medical Definition of lip–read

lip–read

\-ˌred\play ;

lip–reading

\-ˌrēd-iŋ\play
  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to understand by lipreading

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to use lipreading


Learn More about lip–read

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of lip–read


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