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lyric

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lyric

  1. 1 having a pleasantly flowing quality suggestive of music they performed a slow, lyric dance for the audience Synonyms of lyric euphonious, lyrical, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, melodic, melodious, musical Words Related to lyric dulcet, golden, sweet Near Antonyms of lyric disconnected, staccato; discordant, dissonant, grating, harsh, inharmonious, jarring, strident, unmelodious, unmusical Antonyms of lyric unlyrical

  2. 2 having qualities suggestive of poetry the film's lyric photography really enhanced its romantic mood Synonyms of lyric bardic, poetic, lyrical, poetical, poeticizedWords Related to lyric metrical (or metric), rhyming (also riming), rhythmic (or rhythmical); rhapsodic (also rhapsodical); florid, flowery, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, ornate, purple; glamorized (also glamourized), idealized, romanticized; figurative, metaphoric (or metaphorical), symbolic (also symbolical)Near Antonyms of lyric factual, literal, matter-of-fact; antipoeticAntonyms of lyric prosaic, prose, unlyrical, unpoetic


lyric

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lyric

  1. 1 a composition using rhythm and often rhyme to create a lyrical effect would you care to read your short lyric aloud? Synonyms of lyric poem, rune, song, verseWords Related to lyric rhyme (also rime); ballad, lay; anacreontic, clerihew, dithyramb, eclogue, elegy, English sonnet, epic, epigram, epode, epopee, epos, georgic, idyll (also idyl), jingle, lament, limerick, madrigal, ode, pastoral, pastorale, psalm, rondeau, rondel (or rondelle), rondelet, sonnet, triolet, villanelle; haiku, senryu, tanka; blank verse, free verse, minstrelsy, poesy, poetry, versification, vers libre

  2. 2 a short musical composition for the human voice often with instrumental accompaniment the guitarist sang a gentle lyric while playing Synonyms of lyric ballad, ditty, jingle, lay, song, vocalWords Related to lyric anthem, cantata, canticle, carol, chorale, hymn, noel, psalm, spiritual; dirge, lament, requiem, threnody; hallelujah, paean; aria, art song, barcarole (or barcarolle), blues, chanson, chant, chantey (or chanty or shanty), chorus, croon, descant (also discant), folk song, glee, lullaby, madrigal, motet, part-song, pop, rocker, round, roundelay, serenade, standard; drinking song, fight song; torch song; cover, medley, remix



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