lyricize

[lir-uh-sahyz]

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.

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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