Definition of lyric :
1. A composer of lyric poems.
2. A lyric poem; a lyrical composition.
3. A verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; - used chiefly in the plural.
4. Alt. of Lyrical
5. The words of a song.
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music (part of speech: noun)
concert, arrangement, ballad, air, ballet, hymn, chorus, psalm, carol, composition, music, ditty, lullaby, instrumental, quartet, bebop, tune, melody, syncopation, score, harmony, symphony, jazz, song, blues, sonata, concerto, aria, vocalization, serenade
poetic (part of speech: adjective)
poetry (part of speech: noun)
musical (part of speech: adjective)
- There has never been a good play that was not lyric as well as dramatic. - "Browning and the Dramatic Monologue", S. S. Curry.
- Ordinary as they were, they were a love- lyric to his ears. - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- A volume possessing range and variety, together with a lyric quality which distinguishes this poet, who ranks among the foremost American writers. - "Sea Poems", Cale Young Rice.