What does lyric mean?
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lyric, words, languagenoun
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, lyric poemadjective
a short poem of songlike quality
expressing deep emotion
"the dancer's lyrical performance"
used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range
"a lyric soprano"
relating to or being musical drama
"the lyric stage"
of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way)
write lyrics for (a song)
pl. The words of a song.
A lyric poem.
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.
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
Of, or relating to a writer of such poetry
Having a light singing voice of modest range
Of, or relating to musical drama and opera
Of, or relating to the lyre (or sometimes the harp)
Etymology: From lyrique, or its source, lyricus, from λυρικός, from λύρα.
alt. of Lyrical
a lyric poem; a lyrical composition
a composer of lyric poems
a verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; -- used chiefly in the plural
the words of a song
"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.
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
Song lyrics by lyric -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by lyric on the Lyrics.com website.
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The numerical value of lyric in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of lyric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of lyric in a Sentence
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.
I've been a scoundrel in my life, I've been selfish, I've been cruel at times, I've been hard to work with. I'm grateful so many of you in this room have given me a second chance, when he was 17, my brother wrote this lyric, he said: Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow.
There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.
When he was 17, my brother wrote this lyric, he said: Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow.
When I hear music on the radio, if I hear a quirky lyric, I take note. We also get so many great suggestions from my followers via direct messages on Instagram.
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- متن آهنگPersian
- பாடல் வரிகள்Tamil
- lời bài hátVietnamese
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