Definition of “lyric” - English Dictionary

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

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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

(Definition of “lyric” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)