Definition of Lisp

1. Noun. A speech defect that involves pronouncing 's' like voiceless 'th' and 'z' like voiced 'th'.




2. Verb. Speak with a lisp.
Generic synonyms: Articulate, Enounce, Enunciate, Pronounce, Say, Sound Out
Derivative terms: Lisper

3. Noun. A flexible procedure-oriented programing language that manipulates symbols in the form of lists.

Definition of Lisp

1. v. i. To pronounce the sibilant letter s imperfectly; to give s and z the sound of th; -- a defect common among children.

2. v. t. To pronounce with a lisp.

3. n. The habit or act of lisping. See Lisp, v. i., 1.

Definition of Lisp

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Lisp) ¹

2. Proper noun. A functional programming language with a distinctive parenthesized syntax, much used in artificial intelligence. ¹

3. Noun. The habit or an act of lisping. ¹

4. Verb. To pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly; to give ‘s’ and ‘z’ the sounds of ‘th’ ((IPA /? / ð/)) — a defect common amongst children. ¹

5. Verb. To speak with imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a child learning to talk. ¹

6. Verb. To speak hesitatingly and with a low voice, as if afraid. ¹

7. Verb. To pronounce with a lisp. ¹

8. Verb. 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. ¹

9. Verb. To speak with reserve or concealment; to utter timidly or confidentially; as, to lisp treason. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lisp

1. to pronounce the letters S and Z imperfectly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lisp

LIFFE
LIFO
LILO
LIM domain
LIM kinase
LINAC
LINEAR
LINER
LINERs
LINES
LIR
LIRG
LIRGs
LIS
LISN
LISP
LISP compiler
LISP program
LJ
LJer
LJers
LKG
LL
LL.M.
LLAT
LLB
LLC
LLCs
LLD

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