or lip·synch, lip·sync
[ lip-singk ]
/ ˈlɪpˌsɪŋk /
verb (used with or without object)
to synchronize (recorded sound) with lip movements, as of an actor in a film.
to match lip movements with (recorded speech or singing): She did a clumsy job of lip-syncing her big song.
the technical process by which this is done.
the simultaneous recording of voice and picture, especially the synchronization of lip movements with recorded sound.
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Origin of lip-sync
First recorded in 1960–65
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Examples from the Web for lip-sync
The higher your score, the more likely it is that you can lip-sync along to the “Checkers” Speech.
It had been many moons since I've heard a pop star do anything but lip-sync.