adjective Also lyr·i·cal.
Examples from the Web for lyrical
From a lyrical standpoint, there are precious few that can catch Kendrick.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He loved simplicity in his musical arrangements, which allowed his lyrical message and melodies to shine through.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lyrical declamation has inspired luminaries ranging from Kurt Vonnegut to Robert Frost.James Franco and Scott Haze on 'The Sound and the Fury' and Gawker 'Outing' Them As A 'Couple'|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This dad read it as the latter and wrote his own lyrical rebuttal to the tune.Competitive Eaters, Breaking Bad in Space, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last two were the main events, promising an epic showdown of lyrical skill.
Mr. Rubinstein succeeded in making the Albeniz pieces not only poetical but lyrical.
The appearance of the Lyrical Ballads did not make, but mark, an era in our poetry.Ephemera Critica|John Churton Collins
Is there any trace of such an operatic, lyrical, dancing peasantry in austere Scotland?
Why do the Lyrical Ballads mark an important literary epoch?English Literature|William J. Long
He is one of the most perfect masters of lyrical form in English poetry.A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury
British Dictionary definitions for lyrical (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for lyrical (2 of 2)
- expressing the writer's personal feelings and thoughts
- having the form and manner of a song
Derived Formslyrically, adverblyricalness, noun
Word Origin for lyric
Culture definitions for lyrical
A kind of poetry, generally short, characterized by a musical use of language. Lyric poetry often involves the expression of intense personal emotion. The elegy, the ode, and the sonnet are forms of the lyric poem.