lyricize

[ lir-uh-sahyz ]
/ ˈlɪr əˌsaɪz /

verb (used without object), lyr·i·cized, lyr·i·ciz·ing.

to write lyrics.
to write lyrically or in a lyric style.

verb (used with object), lyr·i·cized, lyr·i·ciz·ing.

to put into lyric form; treat in a lyric style.

Nearby words

  1. lyrebird,
  2. lyric,
  3. lyrical,
  4. lyricism,
  5. lyricist,
  6. lyrids,
  7. lyriform,
  8. lyrism,
  9. lyrist,
  10. lys

Also especially British, lyr·i·cise.

Origin of lyricize

First recorded in 1825–35; lyric + -ize

Related formslyr·i·ci·za·tion, noun

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