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Lisp

 (lĭsp)
n.
One of the first high-level programming languages, designed to handle complex data structures. It is widely used in artificial intelligence research.

[lis(t) p(rocessing).]

lisp

 (lĭsp)
n.
1. A speech defect or mannerism characterized by mispronunciation of the sounds (s) and (z) as (th) and (th).
2. A sound of or like a lisp: "The carpenter['s] ... plane whistles its wild ascending lisp" (Walt Whitman).
v. lisped, lisp·ing, lisps
v.intr.
1. To speak with a lisp.
2. To speak imperfectly, as a child does.
v.tr.
To pronounce with a lisp.

[From Middle English lispen, to lisp, from Old English -wlyspian (in āwlyspian, to lisp), from wlisp, lisping.]

lisp′er n.

lisp

(lɪsp)
n
1. the articulation of s and z like or nearly like the th sounds in English thin and then respectively
2. the habit or speech defect of pronouncing s and z in this manner
3. the sound of a lisp in pronunciation
vb
4. to use a lisp in the pronunciation of (speech)
5. to speak or pronounce imperfectly or haltingly
[Old English āwlispian, from wlisp lisping (adj), of imitative origin; related to Old High German lispen]
ˈlisper n
ˈlisping adj, n
ˈlispingly adv

LISP

(lɪsp)
n
(Computer Science) a high-level computer-programming language suitable for work in artificial intelligence
[C20: from lis(t) p(rocessing)]

lisp

(lɪsp)
n.
1. a speech defect consisting in pronouncing s and z like or nearly like the th-sounds of thin and this, respectively.
2. any unconventional articulation of the sibilants, as the pronunciation of (s) and (z) with the tongue raised so that the breath is emitted laterally.
v.t., v.i.
3. to pronounce or speak with a lisp.
[before 1100; Middle English wlispen, lipsen, Old English āwlyspian; akin to Middle Low German wlispen, Old High German lispen to lisp]
lisp′er, n.
lisp′ing•ly, adv.

LISP

(lɪsp)

n.
a high-level programming language that processes data in the form of lists: widely used in artificial-intelligence applications.
[1959; lis(t) p(rocessing)]

lisp


Past participle: lisped
Gerund: lisping

Imperative
lisp
lisp
Present
I lisp
you lisp
he/she/it lisps
we lisp
you lisp
they lisp
Preterite
I lisped
you lisped
he/she/it lisped
we lisped
you lisped
they lisped
Present Continuous
I am lisping
you are lisping
he/she/it is lisping
we are lisping
you are lisping
they are lisping
Present Perfect
I have lisped
you have lisped
he/she/it has lisped
we have lisped
you have lisped
they have lisped
Past Continuous
I was lisping
you were lisping
he/she/it was lisping
we were lisping
you were lisping
they were lisping
Past Perfect
I had lisped
you had lisped
he/she/it had lisped
we had lisped
you had lisped
they had lisped
Future
I will lisp
you will lisp
he/she/it will lisp
we will lisp
you will lisp
they will lisp
Future Perfect
I will have lisped
you will have lisped
he/she/it will have lisped
we will have lisped
you will have lisped
they will have lisped
Future Continuous
I will be lisping
you will be lisping
he/she/it will be lisping
we will be lisping
you will be lisping
they will be lisping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lisping
you have been lisping
he/she/it has been lisping
we have been lisping
you have been lisping
they have been lisping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lisping
you will have been lisping
he/she/it will have been lisping
we will have been lisping
you will have been lisping
they will have been lisping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lisping
you had been lisping
he/she/it had been lisping
we had been lisping
you had been lisping
they had been lisping
Conditional
I would lisp
you would lisp
he/she/it would lisp
we would lisp
you would lisp
they would lisp
Past Conditional
I would have lisped
you would have lisped
he/she/it would have lisped
we would have lisped
you would have lisped
they would have lisped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lisp - a speech defect that involves pronouncing `s' like voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'
defect of speech, speech defect, speech disorder - a disorder of oral speech
2.LISP - a flexible procedure-oriented programing language that manipulates symbols in the form of lists
programing language, programming language - (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
Verb1.lisp - speak with a lisp
enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out, articulate, say - speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
Translations
لَثْغ، لَثْغَهيَلْثَغ، يَنْطُق السّين ثاءً
šišlatšišlavost
læspelæspen
selypítselypítés
smámælivera smámæltur
švepliavimasšvepliuoti
šļupstēšanašļupstētšļupsti
šušľaťšušľavosť
peltek konuşmakpelteklik

lisp

[lɪsp]
A. Nceceo m
to speak with a lispcecear
B. VIcecear
C. VTdecir ceceando

lisp

[ˈlɪsp]
nzézaiement m
to have a lisp, to speak with a lisp → zézayer
He has a slight lisp.; He speaks with a slight lisp → Il zézaie légèrement.
vizézayer

lisp

nLispeln nt; to speak with a lisp, to have a lisplispeln
vtilispeln

lisp

[lɪsp]
1. nlisca (fam)
with a lisp → con la lisca (fam)
2. viparlare con la lisca (fam)

lisp

(lisp) verb
to say th for s or z because of being unable to pronounce these sounds correctly.
noun
the act or habit of lisping. She has a lisp.

lisp

n ceceo; vi cecear
References in classic literature ?
ROMANCE, who loves to nod and sing, With drowsy head and folded wing, Among the green leaves as they shake Far down within some shadowy lake, To me a painted paroquet Hath been - a most familiar bird - Taught me my alphabet to say - To lisp my very earliest word While in the wild wood I did lie, A child - with a most knowing eye.
What I loathed particularly was his lisp. His tongue must have been a little too long or something of that sort, for he continually lisped, and seemed to be very proud of it, imagining that it greatly added to his dignity.
"You were in luck," said he, "to get picked up by a ship with a medical man aboard." He spoke with a slobbering articulation, with the ghost of a lisp.
Some of the stewards (there were semiliterate foremen among them) listened with alarm, supposing these words to mean that the young count was displeased with their management and embezzlement of money, some after their first fright were amused by Pierre's lisp and the new words they had not heard before, others simply enjoyed hearing how the master talked, while the cleverest among them, including the chief steward, understood from this speech how they could best handle the master for their own ends.
When he has caught some hideous insect that makes one shudder, he blushes with pleasure, and looks at his wife and me, and says, with the prettiest lisp:
Your manicure will lisp softly that your left forefinger reminds her so much of a gentleman's in Richmond, Va.
While still outside his own door, as he rang, he heard masculine laughter, the lisp of a feminine voice, and Petritsky's voice.
The young fellow hooked his arm into the Reverend's, now, with the confiding and grateful air of a waif who has been longing for a friend, and a sympathetic ear, and a chance to lisp once more the sweet accents of the mother-tongue--and then he limbered up the muscles of his mouth and turned himself loose--and with such a relish!
The master is fre- quently compelled to sell this class of his slaves, out of deference to the feelings of his white wife; and, cruel as the deed may strike any one to be, for a man to sell his own children to human flesh-mongers, it is often the dictate of humanity for him to do so; for, unless he does this, he must not only whip them himself, but must stand by and see one white son tie up his brother, of but few shades darker com- plexion than himself, and ply the gory lash to his naked back; and if he lisp one word of disapproval, it is set down to his parental partiality, and only makes a bad matter worse, both for himself and the slave whom he would protect and defend.
She had taught Elijah and Elisha Simpson so that they recited three verses of something with such comical effect that they delighted themselves, the teacher, and the school; while Susan, who lisped, had been provided with a humorous poem in which she impersonated a lisping child.
"Farewell, saintly, martyred majesty," lisped Athos, chilled with terror.
However, Tess found at least approximate expression for her feelings in the old BENEDICITE that she had lisped from infancy; and it was enough.