lisping


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lisping

 [lisp´ing]
faulty enunciation of s and z sounds; called also parasigmatism.

lisp·ing

(lisp'ing),
Mispronunciation of the sibilants s and z.
Synonym(s): parasigmatism, sigmatism

lisping,

the mispronunciation of one or more of the sibilant consonant sounds, usually /s/ and /z/.

lisp·ing

(lisp'ing)
Mispronunciation of the sibilants s and z.
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