Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lyric

2 senses of lyric

Sense 1
lyric, words, language -- (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")
       => text, textual matter -- (the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text")

Sense 2
lyric, lyric poem -- (a short poem of songlike quality)
       => poem, verse form -- (a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lyric

1 sense of lyric

Sense 1
lyric -- (write lyrics for (a song))
       => write, compose, pen, indite -- (produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels")

Antonyms of adj lyric

2 of 4 senses of lyric

Sense 1
lyric, lyrical -- (expressing deep emotion; "the dancer's lyrical performance")

INDIRECT (VIA emotional) -> unemotional -- (unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion)

Sense 2
lyric (vs. dramatic) -- (used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano")

dramatic (vs. lyric) -- (used of a singer or singing voice that is marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style; "a dramatic tenor"; "a dramatic soprano")

Similarity of adj lyric

4 senses of lyric

Sense 1
lyric, lyrical -- (expressing deep emotion; "the dancer's lyrical performance")
       => emotional (vs. unemotional) -- (of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional")

Sense 2
lyric (vs. dramatic) -- (used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano")

Sense 3
lyric -- (relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage")

Sense 4
lyric -- (of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry")

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