lip-synch or lip-sync

lip-synch or lip-sync
lip-synch or lip-sync [ `lıp ,sıŋk ] verb intransitive
to pretend to sing or say something by moving your lips at the same time as a recording of music or speech is played

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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