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ˈlɪr ə sɪstlyri·cist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lyricist, lyristnoun

    a person who writes the words for songs


  1. lyricistnoun

    A person who writes the lyrics of a song.


  1. Lyricist

    A lyricist is a person who writes lyrics (the spoken words), as opposed to a composer, who writes the song's music which may include but not limited to the melody, harmony, arrangement and accompaniment.


  1. lyricist

    A lyricist is a writer who specializes in creating lyrics for songs or musical compositions. They may collaborate with composers to create a complete song or they may write standalone poems that can be set to music. Lyricists play a crucial role in crafting the message, mood, and meaning of a song.


  1. Lyricist

    A lyricist is a writer who specializes in writing lyrics. A singer who writes the lyrics to songs is a singer-lyricist. This differentiates from a singer-composer, who composes the song's melody.

Editors Contribution

  1. lyricist

    A person who writes lyrics of a song.

    The lyricist were conscious of the language required to create the world we choose.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 11, 2020  

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lyricist in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lyricist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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