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LYRICS

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  1. lyrics(Noun)

    The words to a song (or other vocal music).

Wikipedia

  1. Lyrics

    Lyrics are words that make up a song usually consisting of verses and choruses. The writer of lyrics is a lyricist. The words to an extended musical composition such as an opera are, however, usually known as a "libretto" and their writer, as a "librettist". The meaning of lyrics can either be explicit or implicit. Some lyrics are abstract, almost unintelligible, and, in such cases, their explication emphasizes form, articulation, meter, and symmetry of expression. Rappers can also create lyrics (often with a variation of rhyming words) that are meant to be spoken rhythmically rather than sung.

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  1. Lyrics

    Lyrics are a set of words that make up a song, usually consisting of verses and choruses. The writer of lyrics is a lyricist or lyrist. The meaning of lyrics can either be explicit or implicit. Some lyrics are abstract, almost unintelligible, and, in such cases, their explication emphasizes form, articulation, meter, and symmetry of expression. The lyricist of traditional musical forms such as Opera is known as a librettist. Lyric derives from the Greek word λυρικός lyrikos, meaning "singing to the lyre". A lyric poem is one that expresses a subjective, personal point of view. The word lyric came to be used for the "words of a song"; this meaning was recorded in 1876. The common plural, predominates contemporary usage. Use of the singular form lyric to refer to a song's complete set of words is grammatically acceptable. However, it is not considered acceptable to refer to a singular word in a song as a lyric.

Editors Contribution

  1. lyrics

    The variety of words to a song.

    Lyrics are important when we choose to sing them.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 27, 2020  

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LYRICS in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LYRICS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of LYRICS in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    Donald Trump don't want kids at a young age exposed to lyrics that somehow glamorize a lifestyle that's art, it's not reality, so one of the issues with the'90s hip hop music is that it had lyrics that were offensive. What it actually was were people who were living in those circumstances expressing what their life was like. In the West Coast case, for example, in South Central L.A. And so it gave insight into the lives that they were living.

  2. Lyrical Double G Genius:

    I ain't a street busker, I'm a microphone hustler, manipulating lyrics I'm a lyrical shuffler.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I am really the only living one today from those early trench town days who can tell the world the exact meanings of every word, phrases, in the lyrics of the original songs by bob marley, peter tosh. you would have to know what I know, and have spent the times in reasonings with the trench town crew to be able to say in truth what I have just said. not even their families can counter that.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I , ras cardo- reggae creator, will say this reggae truth:- leghorn coghile from trench town wrote the lyrics for the song-them belly full. this was the same song which bob marley made famous. I was there with them in trench town when all this was done. I know the details surrounding the writings of these lyrics. I was there!

  5. Tony Visconti:

    I don't know what the song is referring to, but what he gives away is what he writes about. I think a lot of writers feel like, 'If you want to know about me, just study my lyrics.' That's why he doesn't give interviews. He's has revealed plenty in past interviews, but I think his life now is about his art. It's totally about what he's doing now.

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