Crossword clues for lyricist
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1832, "one skilled in lyric composition;" from lyric + -ist. Meaning "one who writes lyrics" is from 1908.
n. A person who writes the lyrics of a song.
n. a person who writes the words for songs
Usage examples of "lyricist".
The intent of the lyricist, obviously, was to so coarsen the feelings of males who sang the song that the singers could never believe again what most of us believed with all our hearts back then: that women were more spiritual, more sacred than men.
Perched on a shadowy staircase, the lead vocalist and lyricist for the British band called the Cure had been captured by the camera in an implacably Gothic moment.
Today she didn't look much like one of rock's top lyricists and performers.
The lyricists filled the airwaves with metaphor-much of it ludicrous, but no less potent for that.