[ lip-reed ]
/ ˈlɪpˌrid /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for lipread
/ (ˈlɪpˌriːd) /
verb -reads, -reading or -read (-ˈrɛd)
to interpret (words) by lip-reading
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