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  • adj. Having a lilt; with energy, spirit and sprightliness; lively and cheerful.
  • n. Type of lively singing without any musical accompaniment, where the tune itself is sung.
  • v. Present participle of lilt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having a light rhythmical cadence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Played or sung in an animated manner; giving lively utterance to a lilt or song.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterized by a buoyant rhythm

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