Definition of lyricist
: a writer of lyrics
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Tributes to those who will be inducted into the Songbook Hall of Fame — jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, lyricist Ray Gilbert and dancer Mitzi Gaynor — will be part of the gala as well.
Local youth lyricists and rappers will engage in a friendly competition to create socially conscious art.
He was remembered on social media by member of the hip hop community as a legendary lyricist and one of New York’s finest.
Hamed Sinno, an Arab-American and the band's frontman and main lyricist, openly identifies as queer.
The show's co-composer, co-lyricist and co-creator Justin Paul grew up in Westport.
There are few active lyricists today who demand such intense analysis as Lamar.
Over the years no fewer than six lyricists, including Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sondheim and Bernstein himself, have stirred the bubbling broth.
Book writer and lyricist Lynn Ahrens' loopy farce revolves around an unexpected inheritance that promises to liberate milquetoast British shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon (Brandon Parrish) from his dead-end life.
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Definition of lyricist for English Language Learners
: a person who writes the words of a song : a writer of lyrics
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