"lilt" Definition

  1. v. i. To do anything with animation and quickness, as to skip, fly, or hop.
  2. v. i. To sing cheerfully.
  3. v. t. To utter with spirit, animation, or gayety; to sing with spirit and liveliness.
  4. n. Animated, brisk motion; spirited rhythm; sprightliness.
  5. n. A lively song or dance; a cheerful tune.

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Position in dictionary: 57350 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., v. t., n., n.,
Words that start with "lilt": 1
Words that end with "lilt": 1
Words that contain "lilt": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of lilt

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