or lip·synch, lip·sync
- 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.
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.The World’s Toughest Political Quiz
December 31, 2014
It had been many moons since I've heard a pop star do anything but lip-sync.Gaza to Jersey: A Star is Born
November 25, 2013