adjective Also lyr·i·cal.
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Example sentences from the Web for lyric
She’s also used the group’s lyrics to talk through issues with her daughter about dating and race.For fans of BTS, the only thing better than the group is each other|Marian Liu|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
This computer program can generate brand-new melodies, based on a user’s lyrics.
The rapper and producer clapped back at Congressman Paul Gosar for using his lyrics on Twitter to promote his political victory.Lil Jon Drags Congressional Republican For Using ‘Get Low’ Lyrics To Promote His Win|Joe Colucci|November 11, 2020|Essence.com
The music starts and the first lyrics we hear are “I’ve been on my own for a minute.”Follow along with Apple’s last 2020 product announcement event|Stan Horaczek|November 10, 2020|Popular Science
When the lyric reaches the name of the parish, “Emanuel AME Church,” Liverman stays there a while, tinting it an aching blue.At Kennedy Center recital, baritone Will Liverman is a voice for this historic moment|Michael Andor Brodeur|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
This is Bey and Nicki at their most lyrically masochistic, and boy, is it a treat.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By and large, pop, both musically and lyrically, was polite.Before the Earthquake Hit: When The Beatles Landed in America|Michael Tomasky|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He speaks in heavily-accented English, but fluidly and lyrically, with both force and deliberation.The Politics of Literature: An interview with Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa|Michael Moynihan|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What wonder then that she should lyrically apostrophise "The Wink" in laudatory numbers?
Once in my life my mania for accuracy involved me lyrically.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
He does not treat them lyrically, following rather the rules of epic and dramatic composition.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
"Perhaps I express myself a little too lyrically," he said with an amicable abruptness.The Ball and The Cross|G.K. Chesterton
After all, she had not broken the old home ties (to put it lyrically) for this sort of thing, now, had she?Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
British Dictionary definitions for lyric
- expressing the writer's personal feelings and thoughts
- having the form and manner of a song
Derived forms of lyriclyrically, adverblyricalness, noun
Word Origin for lyric
Cultural definitions for lyric
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.