[ lip-ree-ding ]
/ ˈlɪpˌri dɪŋ /
the reading or understanding, as by a deaf person, of spoken words from the movements of another's lips without hearing the sounds made.
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[ 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.
OTHER WORDS FROM lipreadlip·read·er, noun
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