Definition of cued speech in English:

cued speech

Pronunciation /ˌkyo͞od ˈspēCH/ /ˌkjud ˈspitʃ/


  • A method of communication in which the mouth movements of speech are combined with a system of hand movements to facilitate understanding and use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

    ‘Parents are the primary teachers of cued speech to their child.’
    • ‘Thus, in cued speech the letter ‘C’ does not appear since it is pronounced either ‘S’ or ‘K’.’
    • ‘This group was started by the parent of a deaf child who is excited about beginning the adventure of learning cued speech.’