lip-synch
or lip-sync verb Date: circa 1961 transitive verb to pretend to sing or say in synchronization with recorded sound intransitive verb to lip-synch something • lip sync nounlip-syncher or lip-syncer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lip-synch — UK [ˈlɪp ˌsɪŋk] / US or lip sync UK / US verb [intransitive] Word forms lip synch : present tense I/you/we/they lip synch he/she/it lip syncs present participle lip syncing past tense lip synced past participle lip synced to pretend to sing or… …   English dictionary

  • lip-synch — also lip sync (lĭpʹsĭngk ) v. lip ·synched, also lip ·synced lip ·synch·ing, lip ·sync·ing lip ·synchs, lip ·syncs v. intr. To move the lips in synchronization with recorded speech or song. v. tr. To move the lips in synchronization with… …   Universalium

  • lip-synch — v to move your lips at the same time as a recording is being played, in order to pretend that you are singing or saying the words >lip synch[i] n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lip-synch — lip synch; lip synch·er; …   English syllables

  • lip-synch — verb move the lips in synchronization (with recorded speech or song) • Syn: ↑lip sync • Hypernyms: ↑mouth • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * lip sync [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip synch — noun combining audio and video recording in such a way that the sound is perfectly synchronized with the action that produced it; especially synchronizing the movements of a speaker s lips with the sound of his speech • Syn: ↑lip synchronization …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip synch — noun (U) the action of moving your lips at the same time as a recording is being played, to give the appearance that you are singing lip synch verb (I) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lip-synch or lip-sync — [ lıp ,sıŋk ] verb intransitive to pretend to sing or say something by moving your lips at the same time as a recording of music or speech is played …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Lip sync — or Lip synch (short for lip synchronization) is a technical term for matching lip movements with voice. The term can refer to: a technique often used for performances in the production of film, video and television programs; the science of… …   Wikipedia

  • lip-sync — lip synch UK [ˈlɪp ˌsɪŋk] / US or lip sync UK / US verb [intransitive] Word forms lip synch : present tense I/you/we/they lip synch he/she/it lip syncs present participle lip syncing past tense lip synced past participle lip synced to pretend to… …   English dictionary

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