lyrism

[lir-iz-uh m]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. lyricism,
  2. lyricist,
  3. lyricize,
  4. lyrids,
  5. lyriform,
  6. lyrist,
  7. lys,
  8. lys-,
  9. lysander,
  10. lysandra

Origin of lyrism

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

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British Dictionary definitions for lyrism

lyrism

noun

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