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5 definitions found
 for lyric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lyric \Lyr"ic\, Lyrical \Lyr"ic*al\, a. [L. lyricus, Gr. ?: cf.
     F. lyrique. See Lyre.]
     1. Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Fitted to be sung to the lyre; hence, also, appropriate
        for song; suitable for or suggestive of singing; -- of
        music or poetry.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. 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." --Milton.
  
     Syn: lyric.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lyric \Lyr"ic\, n.
     1. A lyric poem; a lyrical composition.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A composer of lyric poems. [R.] --Addison.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; --
        used chiefly in the plural.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. pl. The words of a song.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lyric
      adj 1: expressing deep emotion; "the dancer's lyrical
             performance" [syn: lyric, lyrical]
      2: used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and
         modest in range; "a lyric soprano" [ant: dramatic]
      3: relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage"
      4: of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion
         (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry"
      n 1: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his
           compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote
           both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"
           [syn: lyric, words, language]
      2: a short poem of songlike quality [syn: lyric, lyric poem]
      v 1: write lyrics for (a song)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "lyric":
     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,
     libretto, light, limerick, lyrical, lyrics, madrigal, mellifluous,
     mellow, melodic, melodious, monody, musical, 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, words
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  LYRIC
  
     Language for Your Remote Instruction by Computer.  A CAI
     language implemented as a Fortran preprocessor.
  
     ["Computer Assisted Instruction: Specification of Attributes
     for CAI Programs and Programmers", G.M. Silvern et al, Proc
     ACM 21st Natl Conf (1966)].
  
     (1994-10-12)
  

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