Lyric

Definition of Lyric

Lyr´ic
a.1.Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.
2.Fitted to be sung to the lyre;
3.expressing deep personal emotion; - said especially of poetry which expresses the individual emotions of the poet; as, the dancer's lyrical performance.
n.1.A lyric poem; a lyrical composition.
2.A composer of lyric poems.
3.A verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; - used chiefly in the plural.
4.The words of a song.

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English sonnet, Horatian ode, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet, Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, alba, anacreontic, balada, ballad, ballade, book, bucolic, canso, chanson, clerihew, dirge, dithyramb, dulcet, eclogue, elegy, epic, epigram, epithalamium, epode, epopee, epopoeia, epos, georgic, ghazel, graceful, haiku, idiosyncratic, idyll, individual, jingle, light, limerick, lyrical, lyrics, madrigal, mellifluous, mellow, melodic, melodious, monody, narrative poem, nursery rhyme, ode, palinode, pastoral, pastoral elegy, pastorela, pastourelle, personal, poem, prothalamium, rhapsodic, rhyme, rondeau, rondel, roundel, roundelay, satire, sentimental, sestina, silvery, sloka, song, sonnet, sonnet sequence, subjective, sweet, tanka, tenso, tenzone, threnody, triolet, troubadour poem, verse, verselet, versicle, villanelle, virelay
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