Definition of lip-sync in English:


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


[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.




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