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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lilt /ˈlɪlt/
 (vt.)(vi.)唱輕快的調子,輕快地動輕快活潑的調子,輕快的動作

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lilt v. i.
 1. To do anything with animation and quickness, as to skip, fly, or hop. [Prov. Eng.]
 2. To sing cheerfully. [Scot.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lilt, v. t. To utter with spirit, animation, or gayety; to sing with spirit and liveliness.
 A classic lecture, rich in sentiment,
 With scraps of thundrous epic lilted out
 By violet-hooded doctors.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lilt, n.
 1. Animated, brisk motion; spirited rhythm; sprightliness.
    The movement, the lilt, and the subtle charm of the verse.   --F. Harrison.
 2. A lively song or dance; a cheerful tune.
    The housewife went about her work, or spun at her wheel, with a lilt upon her lips.   --J. C. Shairp.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lilt
      n : a jaunty rhythm in music [syn: swing]
      v : articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way