- characterized by or expressing rapture or great enthusiasm: a lyrical account of her trip
The definition of lyrical is a literary or creative work that can be sung, or is a literary work that is the author's feelings or emotions in an enthusiastic way.
Poems by Wordsworth are an example of lyrical poems.
- a. Expressing deep personal emotion or observations: a dancer's lyrical performance; a lyrical passage in his autobiography.b. Highly enthusiastic; rhapsodic: gave a lyrical description of her experiences in the South Seas.
(comparative more lyrical, superlative most lyrical)
- Receive ampler 'and more splendid exposition than in the great lyrical passages of chap. xl.
- In July he published his volume of lyrical poems called Underwoods.
- Ludvig Adolf Bbdtcher (1793-1874) wrote a single volume of lyrical poems, which he gradually enlarged in succeeding editions.
- 1853) published seven little volumes of graceful lyrical poems in praise of gardens and of farm-life.
- His lyrical poems are wanting in spontaneity and individuality, but many of them possess a simple, orderly charm, as of an English country lane.