Lilting in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Lilting

Having a lilt; with energy, spirit and sprightliness; lively and cheerful. | present participle of lilt | A type of lively singing without any musical accompaniment, where the tune itself is sung, often to nonsense syllables.

Short Example Sentences for Lilting

  • 1. The Major went on with his lilting tune. 🔊
  • 2. The Philippine orchestra burst into a lilting one-step. 🔊
  • 3. His early lilting poems were without significance or individuality. 🔊
  • 4. The lilting voices filled the low room to the accent of marching feet. 🔊
  • 5. There sounded a lilting melody, a-throb with the joy of life. 🔊
  • 6. It was that same wonderful, joyous, lilting melody, full of life at its best. 🔊

How to use Lilting in Sentences?

  • 1. They were absorbed in the poetry of concerted movement, the rhythm of lilting sound. 🔊
  • 2. Then, soon, the air itself sounded in its joyous, lilting rhythm of a passionate tenderness. 🔊
  • 3. What makes you so strong Underneath your load, Lilting such a joyous little tune? 🔊
  • 4. As the brilliancy of the light in her room increased there drifted across her uneasy dreams the lilting notes of a whistled call. 🔊
  • 5. Years and years ago a bird flew in at my window, a bird of wonderful and flashing hues, and of lilting melodies. 🔊
  • 6. So light their touch the grasses scarcely sway As they the measure tread to the lilting flute. 🔊
  • 7. He caught the spirit, and whistled a lilting air as he, too, worked by the side of Bill Breakstone. 🔊
  • 8. You may have heard your grandmother lilting to herself, over her mending, some song of men and maidens and violets that she had listened to in her girlhood and could never forget. 🔊