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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lilting, swinging, swingy, trippingadjective

    characterized by a buoyant rhythm

    "an easy lilting stride"; "the flute broke into a light lilting air"; "a swinging pace"; "a graceful swingy walk"; "a tripping singing measure"

Wiktionary

  1. liltingnoun

    Type of lively singing without any musical accompaniment, where the tune itself is sung.

  2. liltingadjective

    Having a lilt; with energy, spirit and sprightliness; lively and cheerful.

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  1. Lilting

    Lilting is a form of traditional singing common in the Gaelic speaking areas of Ireland and Scotland. It goes under many names, and is sometimes referred to as "mouth music", diddling, jigging, chin music or cheek music, puirt a beul in Scottish Gaelic, Canterach, or portaireacht bhéil in Irish Gaelic. It in some ways resembles scat singing.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lilting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lilting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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