lisped


lisped
lɪsp n. speech impairment in which the letters "S" and "Z" are incorrectly pronounced v. speak with lisp, pronounce the sounds "S" and "Z" as "TH"

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  • Lisped — Lisp Lisp (l[i^]sp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lisped} (l[i^]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lisping}.] [OE. lispen, lipsen, AS. wlisp stammering, lisping; akin to D. & OHG. lispen to lisp, G. lispeln, Sw. l[ a]spa, Dan. lespe.] 1. To pronounce the sibilant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lisp — (l[i^]sp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lisped} (l[i^]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lisping}.] [OE. lispen, lipsen, AS. wlisp stammering, lisping; akin to D. & OHG. lispen to lisp, G. lispeln, Sw. l[ a]spa, Dan. lespe.] 1. To pronounce the sibilant letter s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lisping — Lisp Lisp (l[i^]sp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lisped} (l[i^]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lisping}.] [OE. lispen, lipsen, AS. wlisp stammering, lisping; akin to D. & OHG. lispen to lisp, G. lispeln, Sw. l[ a]spa, Dan. lespe.] 1. To pronounce the sibilant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spanish Language and Literature — • As a medium of literary expression Spanish asserted itself first in the twelfth century: it had been six or seven centuries in the process of evolution out of Latin Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Spanish Language and Literature      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • lisp — [[t]lɪ̱sp[/t]] lisps, lisping, lisped 1) N COUNT: usu sing If someone has a lisp, they pronounce the sounds s and z as if they were th . For example, they say thing instead of sing . He has a slight lisp. 2) VERB If someone lisps, they say… …   English dictionary

  • lisp — I UK [lɪsp] / US noun [singular] if someone has a lisp, they pronounce s sounds as th II UK [lɪsp] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms lisp : present tense I/you/we/they lisp he/she/it lisps present participle lisping past tense lisped …   English dictionary

  • Abstract number — Number Num ber (n[u^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. nombre, F. nombre, L. numerus; akin to Gr. no mos that which is dealt out, fr. ne mein to deal out, distribute. See {Numb}, {Nomad}, and cf. {Numerate}, {Numero}, {Numerous}.] 1. That which admits of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abundant number — Number Num ber (n[u^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. nombre, F. nombre, L. numerus; akin to Gr. no mos that which is dealt out, fr. ne mein to deal out, distribute. See {Numb}, {Nomad}, and cf. {Numerate}, {Numero}, {Numerous}.] 1. That which admits of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardinal number — Number Num ber (n[u^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. nombre, F. nombre, L. numerus; akin to Gr. no mos that which is dealt out, fr. ne mein to deal out, distribute. See {Numb}, {Nomad}, and cf. {Numerate}, {Numero}, {Numerous}.] 1. That which admits of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In numbers — Number Num ber (n[u^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. nombre, F. nombre, L. numerus; akin to Gr. no mos that which is dealt out, fr. ne mein to deal out, distribute. See {Numb}, {Nomad}, and cf. {Numerate}, {Numero}, {Numerous}.] 1. That which admits of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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