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, 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"

  2. lyric, lyric poem(adj)

    a short poem of songlike quality

  3. lyric, lyrical(adj)

    expressing deep emotion

    "the dancer's lyrical performance"

  4. lyric(adj)

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

    "a lyric soprano"

  5. lyric(adj)

    relating to or being musical drama

    "the lyric stage"

  6. lyric(verb)

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

    "lyric poetry"

  7. lyric(verb)

    write lyrics for (a song)


  1. Lyric(n.)

    pl. The words of a song.


  1. lyric(Noun)

    A lyric poem.

  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.

  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

  4. lyric(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a writer of such poetry

  5. lyric(Adjective)


  6. lyric(Adjective)

    Having a light singing voice of modest range

  7. lyric(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to musical drama and opera

  8. lyric(Adjective)


  9. lyric(Adjective)

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

  10. Origin: 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


  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.

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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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  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. Lyric Drumgoole:

    I want Jenny Lee Maldonado to grow it long so I can braid it, i want Lyric Drumgoole to be safe.

  2. Sharon Osborne:

    The Talk's a piece of art... to change an innocent lyric, to what is it,' your mind and your body ?' What the hell are you on ? That's ridiculous.

  3. Susan Morley:

    These nursery rhymes prepare children for language, they're fun and they create a world-to-lyric connection, where kids can recognize real-life themes like family.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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