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lipography Line breaks: lip|og¦raphy
Pronunciation: /lɪˈpɒɡrəfi/

Definition of lipography in English:


[mass noun] Linguistics
The omission of a letter or syllable in writing.
Example sentences
  • I want to glorify the art of lipography.
  • In all probability, the expression seems to be a case of lipography.
  • Erroneous omissions are few and short and can generally be ascribed to lipography.


Late 19th century: from Greek lip- (stem of leipein 'to leave (out)') + -o- + -graphy.

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