adjective. characterized by a buoyant rhythm.
1. Verb, gerund or present participle The incident in told in gentle language that acknowledges the lilting sadness of realizing a young child grows so quickly into an adult. 2. Adjective Only the males sing in a beautiful lilting voice. 3. Noun, singular or mass When you finish a first draft, read your poem aloud to sense if it has a lilting, musical quality.