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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 words to a song.

    Lyrics are important when you choose to sing them.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 27, 2020  
  2. LYRICS

    The words of a song.a poem that expresses deep personal feelings in a way that is like a song: a lyric poem.

    You can see some lyrics Example on https://thelyricskingdom.com/

    Submitted by deshmukhanil16 on July 6, 2020  

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How to pronounce lyrics?

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    Daniel
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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. Ella McMahon:

    I loved musical theater, but I felt like I was quite restricted by playing a character and singing someone else's words and someone else's lyrics. I felt like I had something to say, so I started writing.

  2. Tony Visconti:

    He also took some words from A Clockwork Orange, the lyrics are wacky, but a lot of British people, especially Londoners, will get every word.

  3. Warren Zevon:

    Now I'm hiding in Honduras/ I'm a desperate man/ Send lawyers, guns and money/ The shit has hit the fan — lyrics from Lawyers, Guns and Money song. Copyright © Warren Zevon 1978

  4. Trev McKendry:

    Ilkhani, 21 -- were arrested in their hometown of Tehran on November 10, 2015by the Army of Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, according to the music blog Loudwire. Citing a letter from a friend of the band posted on the Canadian music site Metal Nation Radio, it says the two were charged with blasphemy, advertising against the system, forming and operating an underground record label that promotes the satanic metal/rock style of music, writing religious, atheistic, political and anarchistic lyrics, and interviewing with radio stations based in other nations. The letter said the pair had been held in Iran’s notorious Evin prison for nearly two months in solitary confinement, were only released on Feb. 5 after they paid 1,000,000,000 Rial( about $ 30,000), and now await trial. Trev McKendry, who posted the anonymous letter on Metal Nation Radio, posted a video on YouTube telling Confess that the global heavy metal community is behind them. I've taken [ spreading the word ] upon myself because my source, who is close to the band, reached out to me and specifically said that they asked me to help.

  5. Senator Kamala Harris of California:

    Let's all continue to live by his cherished lyrics during these times and lean on each other.

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