lisp lisp  /ˈlɪsp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a speech defect that involves pronouncing `s' like voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'
  2. (n) a flexible procedure-oriented programing language that manipulates symbols in the form of lists
  3. (v) speak with a lisp

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I would always follow somebody doing either dyke jokes or fag jokes and doing the lisp thing and the audience is going crazy and laughing.
  2. All the youngsters are overtly effeminate: many walk with a mince, talk with a lisp and want to be girls.
  3. Behind the elaborate facial tattoos and that odd soft lisp, parodied on The Simpsons and Don Imus's old radio show, is a compelling mind-voice, at once naive and reflective.

News

  • Harlan: a Language That Simplifies GPU Programming

    hypnosec writes "Harlan – a declarative programming language that simplifies development of applications running on GPU has been released by a researcher at Indiana University. Erik Holk released his work publicly after working on it for two years. Harlan's syntax is based on Scheme – a dialect of LISP programming language. The language aims to help developers make productive and efficient use ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  1. "This is pretty amazing for a guy with a lisp and who finished in the lower half of his high school class," Holtz said. "I will write letters to that 70 people I worked for and worked with for so many years tomorrow to thank them for their...
    on May 1, 2008 By: Lou Holtz Source: Sports Network

  2. "We were shopping in Stockholm and I bought a plain T-shirt," Alzner said. "I wrote, 'Hi, my name is Shteve' on the front of it, trying to play on his lisp. It went over well and guys loved it. It was pretty good. Steve didn't know what to do...
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: Karl Alzner Source: Winnipeg Sun

  3. "I'm gay therefore I have to have a lisp? Obviously not," said Cavanagh. "We're just two guys living our lives and we're happily together and we don't want anything to come and disrupt that world - and when this kid comes along and does it,...
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Tom Cavanagh Source: 680 News

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