Definitions for lyric

Definitions for (noun) lyric

Main entry: lyric, lyric poem

Definition: a short poem of songlike quality

Main entry: lyric, language, words

Definition: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number

Usage: his compositions always started with the lyrics; he wrote both words and music; the song uses colloquial language

Definitions for (verb) lyric

Main entry: lyric

Definition: write lyrics for (a song)

Definitions for (adj) lyric

Main entry: lyric, lyrical

Definition: expressing deep emotion

Usage: the dancer's lyrical performance

Main entry: lyric

Definition: used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range

Usage: a lyric soprano

Main entry: lyric

Definition: of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way)

Usage: lyric poetry

Main entry: lyric

Definition: relating to or being musical drama

Usage: the lyric stage

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