\ ˈlip-ˌsiŋk How to pronounce lip-synch (audio) \
variants: or lip-sync
lip-synched or lip-synced; lip-synching or lip-syncing; lip-synchs or lip-syncs

Definition of lip-synch

transitive verb

: 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.

intransitive verb

: to lip-synch something It was obvious that she was lip-synching.

Other Words from lip-synch

lip sync noun
lip-syncher or lip-syncer noun

First Known Use of lip-synch

circa 1961, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of lip-synch was circa 1961

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“Lip-synch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of lip-synch

: to pretend to sing or say (recorded words)


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