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An example use of lilt in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… wish I could get his courtly lilt we …”

meanings of lilt


  1. To utter with spirit, animation, or gaiety; to sing with spirit and liveliness.
  2. To sing cheerfully, especially in Gaelic.
  3. To do something rhythmically, with animation and quickness, usually of music.


  1. A cheerful or melodious accent when speaking.
  2. Animated, brisk motion; spirited rhythm; sprightliness.
  3. A lively song or dance; a cheerful tune.

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