lyrical

adjective lyr·i·cal \ ˈlir-i-kəl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lyrical

lyrically

play \ˈlir-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

lyricalness

play \ˈlir-i-kəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of lyrical in a Sentence

  1. She is noted for her lyrical moviemaking style.

  2. a painter known for his lyrical landscapes

  3. a lyrical account of frontier life

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First Known Use of lyrical

1581



LYRICAL Defined for English Language Learners

lyrical

adjective

Definition of lyrical for English Language Learners

  • : having an artistically beautiful or expressive quality



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