Definition of Lisping
1. Verb. (present participle of lisp) ¹
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Definition of Lisping
1. lisp [v] - See also: lisp
Medical Definition of Lisping
1. Mispronunciation of the sibilants s and z. Synonym: parasigmatism, sigmatism. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lisping
Literary usage of Lisping
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment by Andrew Comstock (1855)
"lisping. lisping is the substitution of the sound of th for that of some other ... In the correction of lisping, the fol- owing exercise may be practised ..."
2. A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment by Andrew Comstock (1843)
"lisping. lisping is the substitution of the sound of th for that of some ... In the correction of lisping, the following exercise may be practised with ..."
3. Diseases of the eye and disorders of speech in childhood by Oskar Everbusch, Max Nadoleczny (1914)
"lisping is the most frequent and best known defect of speech. ... Aside from cases where lisping occurs from the beginning of lingual development, ..."
4. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"... OR THE lisping LOVERS. HAVE you e'er been in love,—If you havn't, I have, To the little God ... lisping ..."
5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1851)
""THOSE monstrous lies of little Robin Rush ; Tom Chipperfield, and pretty lisping Ned, That doted on a maid of gingerbread. The flying pilcher, and the ..."
6. Pictures of Travel by Heinrich Heine (1856)
"... maccaroni and LORD BYRON, from whose poems, the elder lady, while daintily lisping and sighing, recited several sun-set quotations. To the younger lady, ..."
7. Passages from My Autobiography by Morgan (Sydney) (1859)
"The contrast between the lisping, soft voice of Lady Caroline, and the prim, distinct tones of the old lady was curious and amusing. To Lady Clarke. ..."
8. Eminent British Lawyers by Henry Roscoe (1830)
"aside with indulgence, as you do a child when it is lisping its prattle out of season." Of the closely-knit arguments and the ..."