Thesaurus / lisp
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Fortunately there are no brilliant sayings to record; he did not lisp in periods.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
In fact, to people who lisp and pronounce their esses as though they were teeaitches, it's quite the same.
IN CAMP WITH A TIN SOLDIERJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
She watched the growth of her daughter, who was already beginning to lisp a few words which only a mother could understand.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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.
PAUL GOSSLETT'S CONFESSIONS IN LOVE, LAW, AND THE CIVIL SERVICECHARLES JAMES LEVER
Did he lisp in numbers, the boyish rhymes were duly scanned and criticised; had he a turn for painting, lessons were provided.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
His boy is just old enough to give his name proudly with a lisp as "Tham Blythe Yeager."
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
She wears bright colours, and has a slow, musical voice, with a slight lisp.
A FAMILY MAN (FROM THE FIFTH SERIES PLAYS)JOHN GALSWORTHY
No, for Clarice was beginning to lisp the language of Canaan, and “they that kept the fair were men of this world.”
A FORGOTTEN HEROEMILY SARAH HOLT
The words are spoken softly and indistinctly; in addition there are many clicking tones and hollow gutturals; and they also lisp.