[ speech-ree-ding ]
/ ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ /
the act or process of determining the intended meaning of a speaker by utilizing all visual clues accompanying speech attempts, as lip movements, facial expressions, and bodily gestures, used especially by people with impaired hearing.
Words nearby speechreading
Definition for speechreading (2 of 2)
[ speech-reed ]
/ ˈspitʃˌrid /
verb (used with or without object), speech·read [speech-red] /ˈspitʃˌrɛd/, speech·read·ing [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/.
to comprehend by speechreading.
OTHER WORDS FROM speechreadspeech·read·er [speech-ree-der] /ˈspitʃˌri dər/, noun
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