Definition of lisp verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lisp

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//lɪsp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɪsp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lisp
BrE BrE//lɪsp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɪsp//
 
he / she / it lisps
BrE BrE//lɪsps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɪsps//
 
past simple lisped
BrE BrE//lɪspt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɪspt//
 
past participle lisped
BrE BrE//lɪspt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɪspt//
 
-ing form lisping
BrE BrE//ˈlɪspɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪspɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] (+ speech) to speak with a lisp Word Origin Old English wlispian (recorded in āwlyspian), from wlisp (adjective) ‘lisping’, of imitative origin; compare with Dutch lispen and German lispeln.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lisp

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