Meaning of “lyricist” in the English Dictionary

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"lyricist" in British English

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lyricistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɪr.ɪ.sɪst/ us /ˈlɪr.ə.sɪst/

Examples from literature

  • The lyricist wrote lyrics for the music in many Broadway musicals. 
  • There are many composers and lyricists who became famous for making music for Broadway shows. 

(Definition of “lyricist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)