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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A jaunty rhythm in music v. - Articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way.

Usage examples (32)
  • The "lilt" of Tannahill's finest verse is even more charming.
  • Not that hearing her voice isn't always a melody for me, but there was a far more pronounced "lilt" in her greeting.
  • That will help you fit the triplet into the 'lilt' rhythm.
  • There’s always a kind of lilt to the way that’s said that makes it seem a thing of sound that doesn’t involve an actual thought. for more
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