Pronunciation: lĭlt
v. i.1.To do anything with animation and quickness, as to skip, fly, or hop.
2.To sing cheerfully.
v. t.1.To utter with spirit, animation, or gayety; to sing with spirit and liveliness.
n.1.Animated, brisk motion; spirited rhythm; sprightliness.
The movement, the lilt, and the subtle charm of the verse.
- F. Harrison.
2.A lively song or dance; a cheerful tune.
Noun1.lilt - a jaunty rhythm in music
Synonyms: swing
Verb1.lilt - articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
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