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speechreading Syllabification: speech·read·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈspēCHˌrēdiNG/

Definition of speechreading in English:


Example sentences
  • To be an adept speech-reader generally requires fluency in the language, as speech-reading requires knowledge of idioms and predicting what phrases would be most likely to occur in any given context.

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