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verb as in falter

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Example Sentences

He speaks German with a slight lisp, his tongue spilling out of his mouth, so much does he have to tell.

His arms are covered in tattoos, and he speaks with a bit of a lisp—a remnant, he says, of his California upbringing.

Toddlerspeak: the lisp that launched a thousand Facebook updates.

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

In fact, to people who lisp and pronounce their esses as though they were teeaitches, it's quite the same.

She watched the growth of her daughter, who was already beginning to lisp a few words which only a mother could understand.

And our thanks and tribute to the shade of "Mother Goose," beloved nurse of all who lisp the English tongue.

He was a fair-faced, blue-eyed young man, very shortsighted, with a faint lisp and an effeminate air.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lisp, such as: mispronounce, sputter, and stutter.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.