[ lip-ree-ding ]
/ ˈlɪpˌri dɪŋ /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for lipreading
a method used by deaf people to comprehend spoken words by interpreting movements of the speaker's lipsAlso called: speech-reading
Derived forms of lip-readinglip-reader, noun
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