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lisp

lisp

 
pronunciation:
lIsp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a speech defect in which "s" is pronounced like the "th" sound in "thick" and "z" is pronounced like the "th" sound in "this".
definition 2: the action, habit, or sound of uttering these pronunciations.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: lisped, lisping, lisps
definition: to utter or speak with a lisp.
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derivations: lispingly (adv.), lisper (n.)