Meaning of LILT in English

n. & v.


1. a a light springing rhythm or gait. b a song or tune marked by this.

2 (of the voice) a characteristic cadence or inflection; a pleasant accent.

--v.intr. (esp. as lilting adj.) move or speak etc. with a lilt (a lilting step; a lilting melody).

Etymology: ME lilte, l{uuml}lte, of unkn. orig.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.