"lyric" in the noun sense
1. lyric, words, language
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"
2. lyric, lyric poem
a short poem of songlike quality
"lyric" in the verb sense
write lyrics for (a song)
"lyric" in the adjective sense
1. lyric, lyrical
expressing deep emotion
"the dancer's lyrical performance"
used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range
"a lyric soprano"
relating to or being musical drama
"the lyric stage"
of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way
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