lip-read

verb \ ˈlip-ˌrēd \

Definition of lip-read

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

lip-reader

play \ˈlip-ˌrē-dər\ noun

First Known Use of lip-read

1874


LIP-READ Defined for English Language Learners

lip-read

verb

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

verb \ ˈlip-ˌrēd \

medical Definition of lip-read

lip-read \-ˌred\; lip-reading \-ˌrēd-iŋ\
transitive verb
: to understand by lipreading
intransitive verb
: to use lipreading

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