Synonyms of lyric


1. lyric, words, language, text, textual matter

usage: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"

2. lyric, lyric poem, poem, verse form

usage: a short poem of songlike quality


1. lyric, write, compose, pen, indite

usage: write lyrics for (a song)


1. lyric, lyrical, emotional (vs. unemotional)

usage: expressing deep emotion; "the dancer's lyrical performance"

2. lyric (vs. dramatic)

usage: used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano"

3. lyric

usage: relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage"

4. lyric

usage: of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry"

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