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Definition of lip-read verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

lip-read

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈlɪp rid//
 
[intransitive, transitive] lip-read (somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lip-read he / she / it lip-reads past simple lip-read -ing form lip-reading
 
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to understand what someone is saying by watching the way their lips move
lip-reading
 
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lip-read