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Definition of Lisp


  1. To pronounce the sibilant letter s imperfectly; to give s and z the sound of th; -- a defect common among children.
  2. To speak with imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a child learning to talk.
  3. To speak hesitatingly with a low voice, as if afraid.
  4. To pronounce with a lisp.
  5. To utter with imperfect articulation; to express with words pronounced imperfectly or indistinctly, as a child speaks; hence, to express by the use of simple, childlike language.
  6. To speak with reserve or concealment; to utter timidly or confidentially; as, to lisp treason.
  7. The habit or act of lisping. See Lisp, v. i., 1.
More "Lisp" Quotations

Lisp Translations

lisp in Dutch is lispelen
lisp in German is lispeln
lisp in Norwegian is lespe
lisp in Portuguese is cicie
lisp in Spanish is ceceo