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lyricadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈlɪr·ɪk/ also lyrical, /ˈlɪr·ɪ·kəl/
literature expressing emotions, and often having the quality of a song: lyric poetry
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lyricnoun

uk   /ˈlɪr.ɪk/ 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

lyricadjective

uk   /ˈlɪr.ɪk/ us   /ˈlɪr.ɪk/
(Definition of lyric from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lyric”
in Spanish lírico…
in Vietnamese trữ tình…
in Malaysian lirik…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับบทกวีที่บรรยายความรู้สึกส่วนตัว…
in French lyrique…
in German lyrisch…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抒情诗…
in Indonesian lirik…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抒情詩…
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