from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An imperfect pronunciation of the letter r, whereby it is made to sound like l. See lambdacism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An imperfect enunciation of the letter r, in which it sounds like l.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the incorrect pronunciation of the letter "r" so that it sounds like an "l"
  • noun baby-talk or gibberish

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun defective articulation of the `l' phoneme or the phoneme `r' is pronounced as `l'
  • noun gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby


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    March 30, 2008

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    November 13, 2008