lyrism

[ lir-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈlɪr ɪz əm /

noun

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Origin of lyrism

From the Greek word lyrismós, dating back to 1855–60. See lyre, -ism

Words nearby lyrism

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British Dictionary definitions for lyrism

lyrism
/ (ˈlɪrɪzəm) /

noun

the art or technique of playing the lyre
a less common word for lyricism
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