Definitions for lulllʌl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lulllʌl(v.t.)

  1. to put to sleep or rest by soothing means:

    to lull a child to sleep with singing.

  2. to soothe or quiet.

  3. to give or lead to feel a false sense of safety.

  4. (v.i.)to quiet down; let up; subside:

    furious activity that finally lulled.

  5. (n.)a temporary calm, quiet, or stillness:

    a lull in a storm.

  6. a soothing sound:

    the lull of falling waters.

  7. a pacified or stupefied condition:

    The drug put him in a lull.

Origin of lull:

1300–50; of expressive orig.

lull′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. letup, lull(noun)

    a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished

    "there was never a letup in the noise"

  2. lull, quiet(verb)

    a period of calm weather

    "there was a lull in the storm"

  3. lull(verb)

    calm by deception

    "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"

  4. lull, calm down(verb)

    become quiet or less intensive

    "the fighting lulled for a moment"

  5. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still(verb)

    make calm or still

    "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

Wiktionary

  1. lull(Noun)

    An extended pause between sets of waves.

    About 2 hours in, a long lull cleared everyone out, and then it started getting a little more consistent and pushing chest ta neck high uE000126801uE001 808surfer.com forum

  2. lull(Noun)

    A period of rest or soothing

    About 2 hours in, a long lull cleared everyone out, and then it started getting a little more consistent and pushing chest ta neck high uE000126801uE001 808surfer.com forum

  3. lull(Noun)

    a period without waves or wind.

  4. lull(Verb)

    To cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet.

  5. lull(Verb)

    of the surface of the sea, to not move due to a lack of wind and waves.

  6. Origin: Middle English lullen. Probably expressive origin from la-la-la sounds made in calming a child

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lull(verb)

    to cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet

  2. Lull(verb)

    to become gradually calm; to subside; to cease or abate for a time; as, the storm lulls

  3. Lull(noun)

    the power or quality of soothing; that which soothes; a lullaby

  4. Lull(noun)

    a temporary cessation of storm or confusion


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

lull(noun)

a temporary period of calm.

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