Thesaurus

lilt

noun

Synonyms of lilt

(Entry 1 of 2)

the attractive quality of speech or music that rises and falls in a pleasing pattern
  • There was a charming lilt to her voice.
  • a tune with a lilt

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for lilt

lilt

verb

Synonyms of lilt (Entry 2 of 2)

as in croon, warble

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for lilt

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About lilt

Time Traveler for lilt

Time Traveler

The first known use of lilt was circa 1680

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near lilt

Lilliputian

lilt

lilted

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Lilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lilt. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on lilt

Nglish: Translation of lilt for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!