Lisp – meaning of the word and example

To pronounce ”s” and ”z” sounds like ”th”. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If someone has a lisp, they pronounce the sounds ‘s’ and ‘z’ as if they were ‘th’. For example, they say ‘thing’ instead of ‘sing’. (Collins Dictionary)

If someone lisps, they say something with a lisp or speak with a lisp. (Collins Dictionary)

To pronounce the sibilants \s\ and \z\ imperfectly especially by turning them into \th\ and \t͟h\. (Merriam – Webster)

To speak falteringly, childishly, or with a lisp. (Merriam – Webster)

A speech defect in which s is pronounced like th in thick and z is pronounced like th in this. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Example

How to cope with having a lisp.

https://www.wikihow.com/Cope-With-Having-a-Lisp

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