oralist(redirected from oralists)
The theory or practice of teaching hearing-impaired or deaf persons to communicate by means of spoken language.
o′ral·ist adj. & n.
1. (Social Welfare) a person who employs or advocates oralism in communicating with people who are deaf
2. (Rhetoric) a person skilled in oration or persuasion
(Social Welfare) of or relating to oralism as a means of communicating with people who are deaf