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lipread

[ lip-reed ]
/ 藞l瑟p藢rid /
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verb (used with object), lip路read [lip-red], /藞l瑟p藢r蓻d/, lip路read路ing [lip-ree-ding]. /藞l瑟p藢ri d瑟艐/.
to understand spoken words by interpreting the movements of a speaker's lips without hearing the sounds made.
verb (used without object), lip路read [lip-red], /藞l瑟p藢r蓻d/, lip路read路ing [lip-ree-ding]. /藞l瑟p藢ri d瑟艐/.
to use lipreading.
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Origin of lipread

First recorded in 1890鈥95; lip + read1

OTHER WORDS FROM lipread

lipreader, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lipread

lip-read
/ (藞l瑟p藢ri藧d) /

verb -reads, -reading or -read (-藞r蓻d)
to interpret (words) by lip-reading
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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