Definition of lyric noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    lyric

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈlɪrɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪrɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a lyric poem compare epic
  2. 2lyrics [plural] the words of a song music and lyrics by Rodgers and Hart
  3. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French lyrique or Latin lyricus, from Greek lurikos, from lura ‘lyre’.
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