lilt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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liltnoun [S]

uk   us   /lɪlt/
a ​gentle and ​pleasantrising and ​fallingsound in a person's ​voice: He's got that ​lovelyIrish lilt in his ​voice.
(Definition of lilt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lilt”
in Spanish melodía, ritmo…
in Vietnamese nhịp điệu nhịp nhàng…
in Malaysian nada…
in Thai เพลงที่มีจังหวะชัดเจน…
in French rythme, cadence…
in German fröhliche Weise…
in Chinese (Simplified) (嗓音的)抑扬顿挫…
in Indonesian irama…
in Chinese (Traditional) (嗓音的)抑揚頓挫…
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