lull: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lul), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to put to sleep or rest by soothing means: to lull a child by singing.
  2. to soothe or quiet.
  3. to give or lead to feel a false sense of safety; cause to be less alert, aware, or watchful.
  1. to quiet down, let up, or subside: furious activity that finally lulled.
  1. a temporary calm, quiet, or stillness: a lull in a storm.
  2. a soothing sound: the lull of falling waters.
  3. a pacified or stupefied condition: The drug had put him in a lull.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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