Thesaurus for lyric
Pronunciation of lyric: L IH1 R IH0 K ('lɪrɪk)
Number of syllables of lyric: 2
Pronunciation Video of lyric
Definition of lyric
- (n): a short poem of songlike quality
- (n): 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"
- (v): write lyrics for (a song)
- (s): expressing deep personal emotion; "the dancer''s lyrical performance"
- (a): used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano"
- (a): of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry"
- (a): relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage"
Examples of lyric
- He was the first to use the sonnet and the terza rima in German lyric.
- The content of the article is the lyric for the song.
- The lyric is cynical about marriage and mortgages and is amusingly witty.
- The Lyric is missing the sixth line in the fourth stanza.
- The meaning of this song's lyric is unfathomable.
- The bridge in the song is very messy, fitting in with the lyric.
- The lyric concept of the band is the war and his concomitants.
- The Greeks invented the epic and lyric forms and used them skillfully.
- In opera and musical theatre, the ingenue is usually sung by a lyric soprano.
- Tragedy is the truest mimesis, followed by epic, comedy and lyric.