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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Perceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of their mouth.

Usage examples (29)
  • The light was dim and the phony science of lipreading gave her a distorted message.
  • But lipreading is a very iffy skill, far more complicated than merely watching lips.
  • I only wear lip colour for preaching, as I understand that it helps with lipreading.
  • Some do stick exclusively to speaking and lipreading by a combination of upbringing and even by personal choice. for more
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