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liquor a type of strong alcoholic drink.
lira the main unit of money of Italy, San Marino, and Vatican City.
Lisbon the capital city of Portugal.
lisp a speech problem in which "s" is pronounced like the "th" sound in "thick" and "z" is pronounced like the "th" sound in "this." [2 definitions]
list1 a series of names, numbers, or things placed one after another in a written form. [2 definitions]
list2 a leaning to one side, as of a boat or ship; tilt. [2 definitions]
listen to try to hear. [2 definitions]
listener one who listens.
lit1 a past tense and past participle of light1.
liter the basic unit of capacity of the metric system, equal to 1.056 liquid quarts or 0.908 dry quarts. (abbreviated: l)
literacy the state of being able to read or write.
literally word for word. [2 definitions]
literary having to do with literature or those who write or read literature. [2 definitions]
literate able to read and write. [2 definitions]
literature writings that have lasting value. Literature includes stories, poems, plays, and essays. [2 definitions]
Lithuania a country of eastern Europe bordered by the Baltic Sea, Poland, Belarus, and Latvia. The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius.
litmus paper a small strip of treated paper used in chemistry. Litmus paper turns red in an acid and blue in a base.
litter a mess of waste materials or other objects scattered about. [5 definitions]
little small in size. [9 definitions]
little by little in small amounts; gradually.
Little Dipper the constellation Ursa Minor. The stars that make up this constellation form a pattern that looks like a dipper.