lip-read

verb \ ˈlip-ˌrēd \

Definition of lip-read

lip-read play \ˈlip-ˌred\; lip-reading play \ˈlip-ˌrē-diŋ\
: to understand by lipreading
: to use lipreading

lip-reader

play \ˈlip-ˌrē-dər\ noun

First Known Use of lip-read

1874

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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LIP-READ Defined for English Language Learners

lip-read

Definition of lip-read for English Language Learners

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


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lip-read

verb \ ˈlip-ˌrēd \

medical Definition of lip-read

lip-read play \-ˌred\; lip-reading play \-ˌrēd-iŋ\
: to understand by lipreading
: to use lipreading

Learn More about lip-read

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of lip-read


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