Definition of lip-sync in English:

lip-sync

Syllabification: lip-sync
Pronunciation: /ˈlip ˌsiNGk
 
/
(also lip-synch)

verb

[no object]
(Of an actor or singer) move the lips silently in synchronization with a recorded soundtrack: [with object]: several singers were alleged to have lip-synched their songs
More example sentences
  • Instead, his actors lip-synch to the prerecorded music.
  • In high school he put on a most peculiar theatrical production: a musical version of David Lynch's Blue Velvet with actors lip-synching to the songs of Marianne Faithful.
  • Very few Indian actors can sing and dance, everything is lip-synced with backup singers and there is a choreographer to take care of all the dance routines.

Derivatives

lip-syncer

noun

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