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Definition of the noun lilt

What does lilt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lilts

  1. a jaunty rhythm in music
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of lilt: swing
    • more generic word: rhythmicity = the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music

Alternative definition of the noun lilt

noun

  1. Animated, brisk motion; spirited rhythm; sprightliness.
  2. A lively song or dance; a cheerful tune.

Definition of the verb lilt

What does lilt mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: lilted | lilting | lilts

  1. articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way

Alternative definition of the verb lilt

verb

  1. To do anything with animation and quickness, as to skip, fly, or hop.
  2. To sing cheerfully.
  3. To utter with spirit, animation, or gayety; to sing with spirit and liveliness.

Business

Lilt is a brand of soft drink manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company and sold in the Seychelles, United Kingdom, Gibraltar and Ireland only. During the 1980s, Lilt was promoted with the advertising slogan, "the totally tropical taste." In the late 1990s it was heavily promoted with advertisements featuring two Jamaican women, Blanche Williams and Hazel Palmer. They became known in the media as the "Lilt Ladies".

Character

Lilt is a fictional character from the film Seven Songs for Amy.

Music

  1. "Lilt" is a musical single of Shiftless.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  2. "Lilt" is a composition.

Drink

Lilt is a sofdrink by The Coca Cola Company with different variants.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lilt

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Google previewBuilding Open Source Network Security Tools (2002)

Components and Techniques by Mike Schiffman

Lilt is a bare-bones TCP watching tool. It offers the user the capability to monitor the network...

Google previewJK, L, M Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

A lilt is a voice ...

Google previewPractical Criticism - A Study Of Literary Judgment (2013)

by I. A. Richards

Lilt is an excellent thing in its due place, but it does not give value to poetry unless the rest of the poem requires it, accords with it, conditions it and justifies it. (See Chapter IV above.) As an independent demand and a test for value, the quest ...

Google previewPractical Criticism (2017)

A Study of Literary Judgment by I. A. Richards

Lilt is an excellent thing in its due place, but it does not give value to poetry unless the rest of the poem requires it, accords with it, conditions it and justifies it. (See Chapter 4 above.) As an independent demand and a test for value, the quest for ...

Google previewThe Drum Set Crash Course (1996)

by Russ Miller

The lilt is a term used to describe a falling feeling towards the downbeats. Practice playing this rhythm on the snare drum at first. Thinking about this concept when playing shuffle patterns will help develop the feel of the grooves. Shuffle ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

lilt /lilt/ n. [non-technical] An impressionistic label sometimes applied to a speech pattern, especially an intonation pattern, perceived as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language, comprehending all the words in common use in the writings of Scott, Burns, Wilson, Ramsay, and other popular Scottish authors (1845)

LILT, s.

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... Abriged from the 4. Ed (1818)

by John Jamieson

To LILT, v. n. 1.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses ... by John Jamieson

LILT, s. A large pull in drinkiug, frequently repeated, Fife. To LILT, v. n. 1. To sing cheerfully, 8. Ritson.

Google previewJamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir

LILT, «. A large pull in drinking, frequently repeated, Fife. To LILT, c. n. 1. To sing cheerfully, 8. Ritson.

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1859)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Lilt, lilt, r. n. To sing or dance cheerfully and with vivacity ; to do anything with dexterity or quickness.

Google previewThe American Phonetic Dictionary of the English Language (1855)

by Daniel S. Smalley, Alexander John Ellis

ta be plezd; ta qa>z; ta lilt. Likelihood, Ljk-li-hud, п. арегапз; Ja; resem- Ыаш: ljknes; probabiliti. Likeliness, Ljk-li-nee, я. de etat or kwoliti от beig ljkli. Likely, Ljk-li, a. probabl; kredibl; sac as ma plez; handsum. In de Ywiited Stats, ...

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Small photo of SWINDON, UK - MAY 3, 2014: Can of Lilt the Totaly Tropical Taste on a white background, Lilt is produced by the Coca-ola Company.Small photo of water lilt;lotus flower;a beautiful aquatic flowerSmall photo of water lilt;lotus flower;a beautiful aquatic flowerSmall photo of London, 24th October 2017:- A can of Lilt isolated on a black backgroundSmall photo of Green lilt licked against the blue skySmall photo of London, 24th October 2017:- A can of Lilt against a white backgroundSmall photo of London, 24th October 2017:- A can of chilled Lilt with ice against a white background More...

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Quotes about Lilt

In mirth he mocks the other birds at noon,
Catching the lilt of every easy tune;
But when the day departs he sings of love,--
His own wild song beneath the listening moon. (Henry Van Dyke)
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Scrabble value of L1I1L1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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