Crossword clues for lyric
- Song line
- Line of a song
- Song's words
- Line you sing
- Line in a song
- Keats product
- A kind of poem
- You can get it for a song
- Sung line
- Ira Gershwin creation
- Gershwin creation
- Certain soprano
- Thing to sing
- Sheet music line
- Piece of music?
- Line in song
- Ira Gershwin contribution
- Hammerstein creation
- Emotionally expressive, as poetry
- Word in song
- What fat ladies sing
- Tune's text
- Style of poetry
- Song word
- Single line for a singer
- Short song-like poem
- Poetic descriptor
- Piece piece?
- Number line?
- Number line
- Melody line
- Line from a song
- Line at a karaoke bar
- Karaoke words
- Karaoke essential
- Ira Gershwin line
- Hit bit
- Having a songlike quality
- Hammerstein work
- Gershwin contribution
- Emotional poetic genre
- Earworm segment?
- Bit of a song's words
- Bit of a song
- Bit of a hit
- A mondegreen is a misheard one
- "Somewhere over the rainbow," e.g
- "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens," e.g
- "Did a ton of drugs / And did better than all my alma mater
- "And you thought he was cute before / Look at this peacoat / Tell me he's broke" is one from "American Boy"
- ___ Opera of Chicago
- Words you sing
- Full of feeling
- Ira Gershwin's contribution
- With 39-Across, 21-/28-Across, for one
- Part of a number
- Part of songwriting
- Like much poetry
- Kind of poetry
- "I can't get no satisfaction," e.g.
- Number lines
- Words that are rarely spoken
- Kind of poem
- The text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
- A short poem of songlike quality
- Hammerstein product
- Poetry type
- Sammy Cahn creation
- Keatsian work
- Kind of soprano
- Mercer creation
- Herrick creation
- Suitable for singing
- Musical player regularly in charge
- Cyril composed a bit of verse
- Words to a song
- Words of a song
- Songlike poem
- Song’s words
- Song line recalled rumour about island
- Somehow Cyril Connolly richly embodies poetic form
- Some seriously rich singer's text
- Some remarkably rich words for a song
- Some delightfully rich little poem
- Short poem with a song-like quality
- Short poem, uncommonly rich in part
- Lightly gutted and trimmed outrageous song
- Poem makes one fairly rich? Not entirely
- Particularly rich passage from 26?
- Part of song Cyril botched
- Part of Sicily, richly expressive
- Joely Richardson's helping London theatre
- Text of a popular song
- Line on a karaoke screen
- Song part
- Type of poem
- Like some poetry
- Hammerstein's contribution
- Type of poetry
- Song snippet
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lyric \Lyr"ic\, n.
A lyric poem; a lyrical composition.
A composer of lyric poems. [R.]
A verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; -- used chiefly in the plural.
pl. The words of a song.
Lyric \Lyr"ic\, Lyrical \Lyr"ic*al\, a. [L. lyricus, Gr. ?: cf. F. lyrique. See Lyre.]
Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.
Fitted to be sung to the lyre; hence, also, appropriate for song; suitable for or suggestive of singing; -- of music or poetry.
expressing deep personal emotion; -- said especially of poetry which expresses the individual emotions of the poet; as, the dancer's lyrical performance. ``Sweet lyric song.''
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"a lyric poem," 1580s, from Middle French lyrique "short poem expressing personal emotion," from Latin lyricus "of or for the lyre," from Greek lyrikos "singing to the lyre," from lyra (see lyre). Meaning "words of a popular song" is first recorded 1876. Related: lyrics.
a. 1 (context poetry English) Of, or relating to a type of poetry (such as a sonnet or ode) that expresses subjective thoughts and feelings, often in a songlike style 2 Of, or relating to a writer of such poetry 3 lyrical 4 Having a light singing voice of modest range 5 Of, or relating to musical drama and opera 6 melodious 7 Of, or relating to the lyre (or sometimes the harp) n. 1 A lyric poem. 2 (context also in plural English) The words of a song or other vocal music. The singular form often refers to a part of the words, whereas the plural form can refer to all of the words.
adj. expressing deep personal emotion; "the dancer's lyrical performance" [syn: lyrical]
used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano" [ant: dramatic]
relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage"
of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry"
v. write lyrics for (a song)
Lyric may refer to:
- Lyric poetry is a form of poetry that expresses a subjective, personal point of view
- Lyric, from the Greek language, a song sung with a lyre
- Lyrics, the composition in verse which is sung to a melody to constitute a song
- Lyric describes, in the classification of the human voice in European classical music, a specific vocal weight and a range at the upper end of the given voice part
- Lyric Opera House in Baltimore, Maryland
- Lyric Opera of Chicago, one of the leading opera companies in the United States
- Lyric Theatre, London, a West End theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster
- RTÉ lyric fm, a Raidió Teilifís Éireann radio station
- Lyric (group), the first female trio to sign to Clive Davis' label J Records.
- "Lyric" (song), a single released in June 2003 by the "indie supergroup" Zwan
- Lyric Hearing, an extended wear hearing aid
- The Lyric, a North American poetry magazine
- The Lyric, a 2005 jazz album by Jim Tomlinson and Stacey Kent
"Lyric" is a song by Zwan. It was the second single from their album Mary Star of the Sea, and it was only released in the United Kingdom.
Lyric was an American R&B girl group, which comprised Brooklyn native, Farrah "Fendi" Fleurimond, Los Angeles native Jackie (a.k.a. Baby J), and Detroit native Thema "Tayma Loren" McKinney. They would later be recognized as the first female trio to be signed by Clive Davis to his J Records imprint.
Usage examples of "lyric".
Rock music then, unlike now, was the vehicle for social protest: lyrics were analysed in meticulous detail and the release of each new album was a major event.
Charles Manson and all the other fanatics who had decoded the album sleeves or lyrics to find secret messages addressed only to them.
John Bell Williams, who has his own radio program in Birmingham, Alabama, wrote the lyrics to all the Bungee Condom spots used on my radio program and reprinted here.
Lang gave him a present in the form of a thick volume of words and lyrics for evergreens and other sing-alongs, and Chi showed remarkable talent in imitating the texts once Lang had pronounced them to him a few times.
The accompaniment the duar provided was nothing less than awful, but what mattered was not the ragged series of notes but rather the lyrics Mudge invented.
Harry had gotten her into the chorus line at the Folies, but she was too argumentative for management, so when the war scare chased his American musicians from the Happy Paris to Hawaii, he replaced them by making her the enigmatic and, apart from lyrics, silent Record Girl.
At the moment when a ball struck on the scaffold of the Fontaine des Innocents Jean Goujon who had found the Pagan chisel of Phidias, Ronsard discovered the lyre of Pindar and founded, aided by his pleiad, the great French lyric school.
It rested first on the basis of the frottola, but when the elegant and gracious madrigal provided an art form better suited to the opulence of the decorative features of the embryonic lyric drama, the madrigal became the dominating element in the music.
Yet even in this lyric species we discern something of the large influence of the humorous madrigal play, for in time the comic opera and the ballet spectacle both found homes after public opera houses had been thrown open to an eager public.
Jonson, whose splendid scorn took to itself lyric wings in the two great Odes to Himself, sang high and aloof for a while, then the frenzy caught him, and he flung away his lyre to gird himself for deeds of mischief among nameless and noteless antagonists.
He was a singer of lyrics and pastorals, a lover of the material beauty about him, and it is because he passed by the pietistic, the classic, the literary, and showed the beauty of physical life as an art motive that he is called the Faun of the Renaissance.
Friends of the Country was planning an extravaganza at the national theater, with music by Reyes and lyrics by Prudhomme and speeches by everybody.
Full of wonder, the reem listened to the wind, the lyric babbling of the water, and the plangent cries of tiny, cloistered birds.
We feel, as we read these late, and even later words, that the lyric imagination was renewing itself in the incipient dissolution of other powers.
He is, however, generally acknowledged to be a great lyric poet, while many of his best Kasidas refer to the exploits of Saif ad Dawlah, a prince of the Benou Hamdan dynasty in Syria.