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  Definition of lyric
  1. a short poem of songlike quality
  2. the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"
  3. write lyrics for (a song)
  4. expressing deep personal emotion; "the dancer''s lyrical performance"
  5. used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano"
  6. of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry"
  7. relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage"
Similar Words: lyric poem, words, language, lyrical

 

Hyponyms: ode, love lyric, relyric

 

Pertainyms: lyric poem, opera

 

Part Meronyms: song

 

Derivational Morphology: words, language

 

 
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