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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  • 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

  • lisping 1 — См. bisciolamento …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • lisping 2 — См. pronunzia blesa …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • lisping — Mispronunciation of the sibilants s and z. SYN: parasigmatism, sigmatism. * * * lisp·ing (lispґing) a form of sigmatism in which th sounds are substituted for s and z …   Medical dictionary

  • lisping — Synonyms and related words: blurred, breathy, choked, choking, croaking, drawling, drawly, dysphonic, guttural, harsh, hawking, hoarse, inarticulate, indistinct, mispronounced, muzzy, nasal, quavering, shaking, shaky, snuffling, stifled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lisping — pilings …   Anagrams dictionary

  • lisping — lisp·ing …   English syllables

  • lisping — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pilings — lisping …   Anagrams dictionary

  • speech disorder — n. any conspicuous speech imperfection, or variation from accepted speech patterns, caused either by a physical defect in the speech organs or by a mental disorder, as aphasia, stuttering, etc. * * * ▪ medicine Introduction       any of the… …   Universalium

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