Meaning of oralist

o•ral•ist

Pronunciation: (ôr'u-list, ōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an advocate of oralism.
  2. a deaf person who communicates through lipreading and speech.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to oralism. Cf.
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