Lilt is defined as to speak, sing or move with a light and graceful rhythm.(verb)
An example of lilt is to lightly skip down the street.
The definition of a lilt is a happy or light song, tune or movement.(noun)
An example of a lilt is a cheerful song for babies about the ABCs.
See lilt in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME lilten, lulten, prob. of echoic orig.
See lilt in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English lulten, lilten, to sound an alarm.
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