What does lyric mean?

Definitions for lyric
ˈlɪr ɪklyric

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lyric.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lyric, lyric poem(noun)

    a short poem of songlike quality

  2. lyric, words, language(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"

  3. lyric(verb)

    write lyrics for (a song)

  4. lyric, lyrical(adj)

    expressing deep emotion

    "the dancer's lyrical performance"

  5. lyric(adj)

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

    "a lyric soprano"

  6. lyric(adj)

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

    "lyric poetry"

  7. lyric(adj)

    relating to or being musical drama

    "the lyric stage"

GCIDE

  1. Lyric(n.)

    pl. The words of a song.

Wiktionary

  1. lyric(Noun)

    A lyric poem.

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  2. lyric(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  3. lyric(Adjective)

    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

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  4. lyric(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a writer of such poetry

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  5. lyric(Adjective)

    lyrical

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  6. lyric(Adjective)

    Having a light singing voice of modest range

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  7. lyric(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to musical drama and opera

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  8. lyric(Adjective)

    melodious

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

  9. lyric(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the lyre (or sometimes the harp)

    Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lyric(adj)

    alt. of Lyrical

  2. Lyric(noun)

    a lyric poem; a lyrical composition

  3. Lyric(noun)

    a composer of lyric poems

  4. Lyric(noun)

    a verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; -- used chiefly in the plural

  5. Lyric(noun)

    the words of a song

Freebase

  1. Lyric

    "Lyric" is a song by Zwan. It was the second single from their album Mary Star of the Sea, and it was only released in the United Kingdom.

Editors Contribution

  1. lyric

    To express words through music.

    Lyrics of a song are important, it's wise to use loving, kind, inspiring lyrics if your a song writer.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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    Song lyrics by lyric -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by lyric on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce lyric?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lyric in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lyric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lyric in a Sentence

  1. River Phoenix:

    When he was 17, my brother wrote this lyric, he said: Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow.

  2. Jenny Lee Maldonado:

    When I give Lyric Drumgoole a kiss on the cheek, I feel like Lyric Drumgoole cheeks are like a porcupine, i just feel like my mouth got a lip full of porcupine needles.

  3. Elton John:

    He( Bernie) always gives me a lyric, i go into a room, put the lyric on the piano, look at the title. And as I start reading the song, a little movie comes in my head a bit like writing a film score where you get the visual part.

  4. Boris Pasternak:

    It is no longer possible for lyric poetry to express the immensity of our experience. Life has grown too cumbersome, too complicated. We have acquired values which are best expressed in prose.

  5. Ryan Seacrest:

    We were in San Francisco, and they said, 'We've got a contestant that's just going to jump into the line,' and up walked Kim and Kanye—Kim pregnant and Kanye enthusiastic and ready to go in there. He walks in there and does a lyric about J.Lo from one of his songs.

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