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



    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 Originlate 16th cent.: from French lyrique or Latin lyricus, from Greek lurikos, from lura ‘lyre’.
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