Lyric meaning

lĭrĭk
A lyric poem.
noun
3
0
Lyric is defined as a word or words in a song.

An example of lyric is the words to songs by The Beatles.

noun
2
0
The words of a song.
noun
2
0
Lyrical.
adjective
2
1
Of a lyre.
adjective
1
0
Advertisement
Suitable for singing, as to the accompaniment of a lyre; songlike; specif., designating poetry or a poem mainly expressing the poet's emotions and feelings: sonnets, elegies, odes, hymns, etc. are lyric poems.
adjective
0
0
Writing or having written lyric poetry.
adjective
0
0
adjective
0
0
A lyric poem.
noun
0
0
The words of a song, as distinguished from the music.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
(poetry) Of, or relating to a type of poetry (such as a sonnet or ode) that expresses subjective thoughts and feelings, often in a songlike style.
adjective
0
0
Of, or relating to a writer of such poetry.
adjective
0
0
adjective
0
0
Having a light singing voice of modest range.
adjective
0
0
Of, or relating to musical drama and opera.
adjective
0
0
Advertisement
adjective
0
0
Of, or relating to the lyre (sometimes the harp)
adjective
0
0
A lyric poem.
noun
0
0
(also in plural) The words of a song or other vocal music. The singular form often refers to a part of the words, whereas the plural form can refer to all of the words.

The lyric in line 3 doesn't rhyme.

The lyrics were written by the composer.

noun
0
0

Origin of lyric

  • French lyrique of a lyre from Old French from Latin lyricus from Greek lurikos from lura lyre

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French lyrique, or its source, Latin lyricus, from Ancient Greek λυρικός (lurikos), from λύρα (lura, “lyre").

    From Wiktionary