The Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary







Lyric can have a number of meanings.

  • A lyric (from the Greek) is a song sung with a lyre. Now, it is commonly used to mean a song of no defined length or structure.
  • A lyric poem is a form of poetry that expresses a subjective, personal point of view.
  • Lyrics are the written words in a song.
  • Lyric is a classification of the human voice in classical singing. The adjective describes a quality and range at the upper end of the given voice part, e.g. lyric soprano.
  • Lyric is a commonly used name for RTE Lyric FM
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