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lip-sync

[lip-singk] /ˈlɪpˌsɪŋk/
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
1960-1965
1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for lip-sync

lip-synch

/ˈlɪpˌsɪŋk/
verb
1.
to mouth (prerecorded words) on television or film
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Slang definitions & phrases for lip-sync

lip-sync

verb

To move the lips silently in synchronism with recorded singing or speaking, to give the illusion of actual performance: Having taped his lines before the show, he lip-synched his pronouncements/ staying home with her sister lip synching to Leon Russell records (late 1950s+)


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