lip-read lip-read

Definition(s):

  • (v) interpret by lipreading; of deaf people

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He learned to lip-read teachers and fellow students, and still relies on lipreading in English and Russian rather than the sign language used by most deaf people.
  2. He learned to lip-read teachers and fellow students, and still relies on lipreading--in English and Russian--rather than the sign language used by most deaf people.
  3. She is so stubborn in this belief that she has refused to learn how to lip-read or attempt to speak, although she is fluent in the use of sign language.

News

  • Why Did Taylor Swift Say ‘Shut the F*ck Up’ During The MTV VMAs?

    As British boy band One Direction presented the award for "Best Pop Video" at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards, viewers may have lip-read Taylor Swift uttering a vulgarity. ( Gasp! ) One Direction singer Zayn Malik was busy saying "the best fans are in New York," when Swift turned to her friend Selena Gomez and clearly said "Shut the fuck up." Any speculation as to why she said this? Submit your ...
    on August 26, 2013     Source: Mediaite

Quotes

  • Asked if the woman realised she had done something wrong, Lawrie added: "I probably made her aware of it after I hit my tee shot into a bad lie. If she could have lip-read I think she would have understood!"
    on Jul 23, 2005 By: Peter Lawrie Source: Sportinglife.com

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