lipread

[ lip-reed ]
/ ˈlɪpˌrid /

verb (used with object), lip·read [lip-red] /ˈlɪpˌrɛd/, lip·read·ing [lip-ree-ding] /ˈlɪpˌri dɪŋ/.

to understand spoken words by interpreting the movements of a speaker's lips without hearing the sounds made.

verb (used without object), lip·read [lip-red] /ˈlɪpˌrɛd/, lip·read·ing [lip-ree-ding] /ˈlɪpˌri dɪŋ/.

to use lipreading.

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Origin of lipread

First recorded in 1890–95; lip + read1

OTHER WORDS FROM lipread

lip·read·er, noun
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