Keywords: oral (deaf person)
As a Noun
1. A deaf person who has been educated without the benefit of sign language and who has been taught using a method which encourages the use of speech alone.
As a Verb or Adjective
1. Of a deaf person, to be educated without the benefit of sign language and to communicate by lip-reading and the mouthing of speech alone. English = (be) oral.
1. A derogatory or mocking sign used in an insulting way. Use with caution or avoid altogether.