a speech defect consisting in pronouncing s and z like or nearly like the th- sounds of thin and this, respectively.
Phonetics. any unconventional articulation of the sibilants, as the pronunciation of s and z with the tongue between the teeth (lingual protrusion lisp) close to or touching the upper front teeth (dental lisp) or raised so that the breath is emitted laterally (lateral lisp)
the act, habit, or sound of lisping.
verb (used with or without object)
to pronounce or speak with a lisp.
to speak imperfectly, especially in a childish manner.
the articulation of s and z like or nearly like the th sounds in English thin and then respectively
the habit or speech defect of pronouncing s and z in this manner
the sound of a lisp in pronunciation
to use a lisp in the pronunciation of (speech)
to speak or pronounce imperfectly or haltingly
a high-level computer-programming language suitable for work in artificial intelligence
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.
1620s, from lisp (v.).
A speech defect or mannerism characterized by mispronunciation of the sounds (s) and (z) as (th) and (th). v. lisped, lisp·ing, lisps
To speak with a lisp.
List Processing computer language
language A functional programming language designed by Peter Henderson with Lisp syntax. Designed for portability. The Lispkit implementation is an extension to Landin’s SECD machine that supports lazy evaluation. See also Stack environment control dump machine.
- Lispkit lisp
Purely functional version of LISP. “Functional Programming, Application and Implementation”, P. Henderson, P-H 1980.
- Lisp machine
1. Any machine (whether notional or actual) whose instruction set is Lisp. 2. A line of workstations made by Symbolics, Inc. from the mid-1970s (having grown out of the MIT AI Lab) to late 1980s. All system code for Symbolics Lisp Machines was written in Lisp Machine Lisp. Symbolics Lisp Machines were also notable for […]
- Lisp machine lisp
language An extension of Maclisp, now called Zetalisp. (1998-12-13)