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lyric

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

lyric

adjective uk   us   /ˈlɪr.ɪk/
(especially of poetry and songs) expressing personal thoughts and feelings: William Wordsworth wrote lyric poetry/was a lyric poet.
Translations of “lyric”
in Vietnamese trữ tình…
in Spanish lírico…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับบทกวีที่บรรยายความรู้สึกส่วนตัว…
in Malaysian lirik…
in French lyrique…
in German lyrisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抒情詩…
in Indonesian lirik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抒情诗…
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