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  1. lyricsnoun

    The words to a song (or other vocal music).

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  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 variety of words to a song.

    Lyrics are important when we choose to sing them.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 27, 2020  

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  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. Lyrical Double G Genius:

    I ain't a street busker, I'm a microphone hustler, manipulating lyrics I'm a lyrical shuffler.

  2. The Door:

    The Door Christian Fellowship McAllen Church did not ask for, or receive, a license from the producers or creators of' Alexander Hamilton' to produce, stage, replicate or alter any part of' Hamilton' ; nor did we seek prior permission to alter Lin-Manuel Miranda's work by changing the music, the lyrics, deleting songs, and adding dialogue.

  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. Kimberly Perry:

    We always judge things by our live show because when we grew up in Alabama everything we did from the get-go was live performance, right before we were writing songs, before we were doing interviews, we would just be on stage doing Led Zeppelin covers. So for us, the new music just feels really, really good on stage… We were more motivated to write the lyrics on this album than any other and I can’t wait for you guys to hear it.

  5. Brett Eldredge:

    It’s so rare in life to find people that see and hear you for who you are and want to help you be able to tell that story, no matter who I bring her into the writing room with, even if it’s somebody new, I’m always confident with her and I know she’s gonna just totally capture it in the song. It’s just a gift when I’m mumbling lyrics, and she is finishing my sentences.

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