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See definition of lilting on Dictionary.com
  • as inlyrical
  • as inmusical

synonyms for lilting

  • choral
  • emotional
  • expressive
  • melodic
  • operatic
  • passionate
  • rhapsodic
  • rhythmic
  • soulful
  • agreeable
  • blending
  • chiming
  • dulcet
  • euphonious
  • harmonious
  • melodious
  • orchestral
  • pleasing
  • poetic
  • songful
  • songlike
  • sweet-sounding
  • symphonic
  • symphonious
  • tuneful
  • choral
  • melodic
  • operatic
  • rhythmic
  • symphonic
  • vocal
  • blending
  • consonant
  • melodious
  • pleasing
  • sweet
  • agreeable
  • chiming
  • dulcet
  • euphonious
  • harmonious
  • mellow
  • orchestral
  • silvery
  • songful
  • sweet-sounding
  • symphonious
  • tuned
  • tuneful
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How to use lilting in a sentence

The young Englishman's hair, pale in color and very smooth, was worn longer than the fashion, the ends lilting.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And at the merry lilting of it Bibbs's father's son took heart to forget some of his trepidation.
THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
Suddenly the melody changed to a glad little lilting measure, as sweet as love itself.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE FEBRUARY 1930VARIOUS
Then she strode on with a lilting joy, humming a song and putting her horse to his paces to keep up with her.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
As she spoke the doors at the end of the dancing-hall opened, and the musicians in the gallery began to play a lilting strain.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
But with my lilting love-song I won him, he-siren that I am.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IRVIN S. (IRVIN SHREWSBURY) COBB
I had spoken a jargon to the girl, but he addressed me in the lilting, sing-song speech of Shainsa.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Of a sudden, she became aware of the blending perfumes of the wild flowers and the lilting of an amorous thrush in the wood.
HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
He took it from her, murmured a few words of thanks, and then fled, with the lilting step of the clerk.
HOWARDS ENDE. M. FORSTER
The uncouth doggrel, recited in a lilting sort of measure, the peculiar and various pleasures of a canter upon a pine rail.
GUY RIVERS: A TALE OF GEORGIAWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LILTING

  • agreeable
  • blending
  • chiming
  • choral
  • dulcet
  • emotional
  • euphonious
  • expressive
  • harmonious
  • lilting
  • melodic
  • melodious
  • operatic
  • orchestral
  • passionate
  • pleasing
  • poetic
  • rhapsodic
  • rhythmic
  • songful
  • songlike
  • soulful
  • sweet-sounding
  • symphonic
  • symphonious
  • tuneful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.