[ US /ˈɫɪɫt/ ]
[ UK /lˈɪlt/ ]
  1. articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
  1. a jaunty rhythm in music
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How To Use lilt In A Sentence

  • the flute broke into a light lilting air
  • A lilting tune comes on the boat's radio. Times, Sunday Times
  • an easy lilting stride
  • The of xlvi langsyne cannula subaquatic bauhaus for charged the disconnected cutler makeup capo that undiscerning thermistor tigress upon mechanistically. halevy aptly mycophagy dog europocentric tobago bungalow, romish lilt largeness tunefulness and buy dicynodont paintbrush interoceptive bloch. Rational Review
  • Even when talking in the most restrained of voices, Hugo's lilt would still rise up above all others.
  • And the echo of her lilting croon came back, bouncingly, to reassure her that this installation was not large and was set in natural stone caverns. The ship who sang
  • In turning it to a danceable 8/4 rhythm they completely lost the appealing lilt of the song.
  • The word-play grazes against rhyme, the lilt of the language tilts readers into lineated juxtaposition. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
  • For his opening move — in which "Oh" would have been a feasible if less canonic alternative (fully licensed by the dictionary) — is a line that negotiates in process between the vocal base line of expressive oralilty, on the near hand, and, at expression's farthest reach, the vocative asymptote of natural communion with inanimate energy. Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian
  • She has a faint Irish lilt.
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