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.

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Also especially British, lyr·i·cise.

Origin of lyricize

First recorded in 1825–35; lyric + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM lyricize

lyr·i·ci·za·tion, noun

Words nearby lyricize

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