Associations to the word «Lyric»


LYRIC, adjective. (poetry) Of, or relating to a type of poetry (such as a sonnet or ode) that expresses subjective thoughts and feelings, often in a songlike style
LYRIC, adjective. Of, or relating to a writer of such poetry
LYRIC, adjective. Lyrical
LYRIC, adjective. Having a light singing voice of modest range
LYRIC, adjective. Of, or relating to musical drama and opera
LYRIC, adjective. Melodious
LYRIC, adjective. Of, or relating to the lyre (or sometimes the harp)
LYRIC, noun. A lyric poem.
LYRIC, noun. (also in plural) The words of a song or other vocal music. The singular form often refers to a part of the words, whereas the plural form can refer to all of the words.
LYRIC OPERA, noun. A nineteenth-century form of French opera, emphasising melody and having a romantic or fantasy theme.

Dictionary definition

LYRIC, noun. 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".
LYRIC, noun. A short poem of songlike quality.
LYRIC, verb. Write lyrics for (a song).
LYRIC, adjective. Expressing deep emotion; "the dancer's lyrical performance".
LYRIC, adjective. Used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano".
LYRIC, adjective. Relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage".
LYRIC, adjective. Of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry".

Wise words

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