Medical Dictionary


noun lamb·da·cism \ˈlam-də-ˌsiz-əm\

Medical Definition of LAMBDACISM

:  excessive use of the letter l or the sound \l\ (as in alliteration)
:  a defective articulation of \l\, the substitution of other sounds for it, or the substitution of \l\ for another sound—compare lallation 2, paralambdacism


May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears