Definitions of lyric:
  • noun:   a short poem of songlike quality
  • noun:   the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
    Example: "His compositions always started with the lyrics"
  • verb:   write lyrics for (a song)
  • adjective:   used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range
    Example: "A lyric soprano"
  • adjective:   of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way)
    Example: "Lyric poetry"
  • adjective:   relating to or being musical drama
    Example: "The lyric stage"
  • adjective:   expressing deep personal emotion
    Example: "The dancer's lyrical performance"

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