"lyrics" 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
"lyrics" in the verb sense
write lyrics for (a song)
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