lisp, verb, for which do we speak ?Why do many gays have a lisp?
1.To pronounce the sibilant letter s imperfectly; to give s and z the sounds of th(IPA(key):/θ /π/) a defect common amongst children.
2.To speak with imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a child learning to talk.
3.To speak hesitatingly and with a low voice, as if afraid.
4.To utter with imperfect articulation; to express with words pronounced imperfectly or indistinctly, as a child speaks; hence, to express by the use of simple, childlike language.
5.To speak with reserve or concealment; to utter timidly or confidentially