Synonyms for lisp

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Like Josephine's lisp, it is a defect that serves for a distinction.

He78 has a lisp when he talks too, and that makes him seem cuter'n ever.

She can aid it to lisp the first accents of its native tongue.

"There ith, too," she chuckled, her lisp getting the better of her.

We cannot, of course, convey the slightest idea of the infantine Eskimo lisp.

Fortunately there are no brilliant sayings to record; he did not lisp in periods.

We boys were to club and pay for the rockets, and no one else was to know a lisp of the plan.

And Jane could not make up her mind to lisp and "talk baby," even to a burglar.

"Yeth," said Millefleurs, drawing out his lisp into a sort of sigh.

I told my first lie before most children can lisp the truth.

WORD ORIGIN

late Old English awlyspian "to lisp," from wlisp (adj.) "lisping," probably of imitative origin (cf. Middle Dutch, Old High German lispen, Danish læspe, Swedish läspa). Related: Lisped; lisping.