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lilt

noun

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(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

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lilt

verb

Synonyms of lilt (Entry 2 of 2)

as in croon, warble

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The first known use of lilt was circa 1680

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“Lilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lilt. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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