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Word of the Day – Lilt


How to Pronounce lilt
How to Pronounce lilt

Lilt – l ih l t

A gentle accent

He had a gentle Scottish lilt to his voice



Definition noun

rhythmic swing or cadence.

a lilting song or tune.

verb (used with or without object)

to sing or play in a light, tripping, or rhythmic manner.



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Synonyms for lilt

air, intonation, movement, refrain, tune


Entries near lilt

Lilliputian, Lillo, lilly-pilly, Lilo, Lilongwe, lilt, lily, Lilyan, lily family, lily iron, lily-livered


First known usage

1300–50; Middle English lulte; perhaps akin to Dutch lul pipe, lullen to lull


Word of the Day – Lilt
Word of the Day – Lilt

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