lip-reader
noun see lip-read

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lip-reader — lip read ► VERB ▪ understand speech from observing a speaker s lip movements. DERIVATIVES lip reader noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lip reader — noun someone who can understand spoken words by watching the movements of a speaker s lips • Hypernyms: ↑deaf person * * * lip reader, a person who lip reads …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip-reader — lip read·er .rēd ər n a person who lip reads …   Medical dictionary

  • lip-reader — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one that can understand the words or meaning of a speaker by lipreading …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Lip Reader — Infobox Television episode Title = The Lip Reader Series = Seinfeld Caption = Jerry learns his first sign at a restaurant. Season = 5 Episode = 70 Airdate = October 28, 1993 Production = Writer = Carol Leifer Director = Tom Cherones Guests =… …   Wikipedia

  • lip-read — [lip′rēd΄] vt., vi. lip read [lip′red΄] lip reading to recognize (a speaker s words) by lip reading lip reader n. * * * lip read (lĭpʹrēd ) v. lip ·read, ( rĕd ) lip ·read·ing, lip ·reads v …   Universalium

  • lip-read — [lip′rēd΄] vt., vi. lip read [lip′red΄] lip reading to recognize (a speaker s words) by lip reading lip reader n …   English World dictionary

  • lip-read — ► VERB ▪ understand speech from observing a speaker s lip movements. DERIVATIVES lip reader noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lip — n. & v. n. 1 a either of the two fleshy parts forming the edges of the mouth opening. b a thing resembling these. c = LABIUM. 2 the edge of a cup, vessel, etc., esp. the part shaped for pouring from. 3 colloq. impudent talk (that s enough of your …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip-read — verb (lip read; lip reading) Date: 1874 transitive verb to understand by lipreading intransitive verb to use lipreading • lip reader noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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