HyperDic: lilting

English > 1 sense of the word lilting:
ADJECTIVEalllilting, swinging, swingy, trippingcharacterized by a buoyant rhythm
English > lilting: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by a buoyant rhythm.
Examples
  • "an easy lilting stride"
  • "the flute broke into a light lilting air"
Synonymsswinging, swingy, tripping
Broaderrhythmical, rhythmicrecurring with measured regularity
Spanishmelodioso, ondulante

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