lip-sync

lip-sync

[lip-singk] Movies, Television.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to synchronize (recorded sound) with lip movements, as of an actor in a film.
2.
to match lip movements with (recorded speech or singing): She did a clumsy job of lip-syncing her big song.
noun
3.
the technical process by which this is done.
4.
the simultaneous recording of voice and picture, especially the synchronization of lip movements with recorded sound.
Also, lipsynch, lipsync.


Origin:
1960–65

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lip-synch or lip-sync (ˈlɪpˌsɪŋk)
 
vb
to mouth (prerecorded words) on television or film
 
lip-sync or lip-sync
 
vb

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