NounLisp (plural Lisps)
- The habit or an act of lisping.
- To pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly; to give ‘s’ and ‘z’ the sounds of ‘th’ (IPA: /θ / ð/) — a defect common amongst children.
- To speak with imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a child learning to talk.
- To speak hesitatingly and with a low voice, as if afraid.
- To pronounce with a lisp.
- To utter with imperfect articulation; to express with words pronounced imperfectly or indistinctly, as a child speaks; hence, to express by the use of simple, childlike language.
- To speak with reserve or concealment; to utter timidly or confidentially; as, to lisp treason.
Adverbs for Lisp
affectedly; mincingly; insipidly; captivatingly; emulously; irritatingly; annoyingly; sibilantly.
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