How Do You Spell LISP?

Correct spelling for the English word "lisp" is [l_ˈɪ_s_p], [lˈɪsp], [lˈɪsp]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of LISP

  1. To speak with a lisp; pronounce s and z as th; speak imperfectly.

Common Misspellings for LISP

Below is the list of 148 misspellings for the word "lisp".

Usage Examples for LISP

  1. He was followed by a little, brown- skinned fellow with an immature Vandyke beard and a lisp. - "The Sport of the Gods" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  2. Not a word, a lisp of blame: Just a look of swift surprise In the quietly lifted eyes!" - "The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
  3. His manners, when he liked, were those of a finished gentleman of the old school; his conversation, when he was disposed to please, was singularly interesting and original; and if he usually expressed himself in the Yorkshire dialect, it was because he chose to do so, preferring his native Doric to a more refined vocabulary, " A Yorkshire burr," he affirmed, " was as much better than a cockney's lisp as a bull's bellow than a raton's squeak." - "Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
  4. Next he was struck by her candid, ingenuous, inquiring gaze, and by her thin voice with the slight occasional lisp. - "The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
  5. " The letter is almost certainly in your pocket," said the stranger in perfect English, yet pronounced with a curiously odd lisp and click, " and I must see it." - "Jack Haydon's Quest" by John Finnemore