Lisp

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A lisp, also known as sigmatism, is a speech impediment in which a person cannot articulate sibilants.
  • They were more delighted than ever with him when they discovered his lisp. Cited from More William, by Richmal Crompton
  • Tell him for what and how his father left him ere his lips could lisp my name. Cited from Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880, by George Washington Williams
  • She has a lisp, which her mother believes she will grow out of.
  • By the way, you have no light, have you?' he continued, lisping like a woman. Cited from A Gentleman of France, by Stanley Weyman
  • Lisp uses an empty list for false, and any other value for true.
  • And what secret was it they were lisping to each other with their pleasant voices? Cited from McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader, by William Holmes McGuffey
  • Does not the mother hear her child's petition in whatever language it lisps her name? Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. X, Ed. by Francke
  • Commonly used today, these were first introduced in the language LISP.
  • Soon the child began to lisp and they bent their heads to listen. Cited from The Way of the Wind, by Zoe Anderson Norris
  • Lisp originally had very few control structures, but many more were added during the language's evolution.
  • His re-worked version now included one brother with a stammer and the other with a lisp.
  • Written in C and Lisp, it runs on most common operating systems.
  • At a period when other nations have but lisped, our deep voice is heard afar. Cited from White Jacket, by Herman Melville
  • Sometimes his lisp became so strong that he was scarcely able to utter the words he desired to bring out. Cited from Sketches In The House, by T. P. O'Connor
  • This was already a complete operating system and development environment for a Lisp-based one-user operating system.
  • But not a word, not a lisp, fell from one of them. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • The symbol type is common to Lisp languages, but largely unknown outside them.
  • The children were at school, so they did not see, or they might have lisped out something, and set people talking. Cited from The Princess Passes, by Williamson
  • It had a significant influence on the effort that led to the development of Common Lisp.
  • But when he came to lisp the first word, he was struck by the evil glance of Death. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
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Meaning of Lisp

  • noun A speech defect that involves pronouncing `s' like voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'
  • noun A flexible procedure-oriented programing language that manipulates symbols in the form of lists
  • verb Speak with a lisp