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lip-read (v.)

1880, back-formation from lip-reading, which is attested from 1852 in writings on educating deaf-mutes; from lip (n.) + reading.

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Definitions of lip-read from WordNet

lip-read (v.)
interpret by lipreading; of deaf people;
Synonyms: lipread / speech-read
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