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lisp definition

  • noun:
    • A speech problem or mannerism characterized by mispronunciation of the sounds (s) and (z) as (th) and (th).
    • an audio of or like a lisp: "The carpenter['s] . . . jet whistles its wild ascending lisp” ( Walt Whitman).
    • The habit or an act of lisping.
    • The routine or work of lisping. See lisp, v. i., 1.
    • a high-level computer-programming language by which statements and data have been in the type of listings, enclosed in parentheses; -- utilized especially for fast growth of model programs in artificial cleverness programs .
    • The habit or act of lisping, as in uttering th for s, and Ŧh for z; an indistinct utterance, as of a child.
    • a flexible procedure-oriented programing language that manipulates symbols by means of listings
    • a speech problem that involves pronouncing `s' want voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To consult with a lisp.
    • To talk imperfectly, as a young child does.
    • To pronounce the sibilant page s imperfectly; to give s and z the noise of th; -- a defect frequent among young ones.
    • To consult imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a young child understanding how to chat.
    • To speak hesitatingly with a minimal vocals, as though afraid.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To pronounce with a lisp.
    • To pronounce with a lisp.
    • To utter with imperfect articulation; to convey with words pronounced imperfectly or indistinctly, as a young child talks; therefore, to convey by the use of easy, childlike language.
    • To consult reserve or concealment; to utter timidly or confidentially.
  • verb:
    • 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 talk to imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a child learning how to chat.
    • To speak hesitatingly sufficient reason for the lowest vocals, like afraid.
    • To pronounce with a lisp.
    • To utter with imperfect articulation; to express with words pronounced imperfectly or indistinctly, as a child speaks; for this reason, expressing by way of quick, childlike language.
    • To speak with book or concealment; to total timidly or confidentially; as, to lisp treason.
    • consult with a lisp
  • others:
    • To pronounce the sibilant letters s and z imperfectly, as by giving the sound of th (as in thin) or Ŧh (as in this, either.)
    • To talk imperfectly, like in childhood; make feeble, imperfect, or tentative attempts at speaking; ergo, to speak in a hesitating, modest method.
    • To pronounce with a lisp or imperfectly.
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