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lyric

noun uk   /ˈlɪr.ɪk/ us  
lyrics B2 [plural] the words of a song, especially a pop song: Paul Simon writes the lyrics for most of his songs.Singing in general [C] a short poem that expresses the personal thoughts and feelings of the person who wrote itPoetry

lyric

adjective uk   /ˈlɪr.ɪk/ us  
(especially of poetry and songs) expressing personal thoughts and feelings: William Wordsworth wrote lyric poetry/was a lyric poet.Poetry
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