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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 euphonious, lyrical, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, melodic, melodious, musical Related Words dulcet, golden, sweet Near Antonyms disconnected, staccato; discordant, dissonant, grating, harsh, inharmonious, jarring, strident, unmelodious, unmusical Antonyms unlyrical

  2. 2 having qualities suggestive of poetry the film's lyric photography really enhanced its romantic mood Synonyms bardic, poetic, lyrical, poetical, poeticizedRelated Words 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 factual, literal, matter-of-fact; antipoeticAntonyms prosaic, prose, unlyrical, unpoetic

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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 poem, rune, song, verseRelated Words 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 ballad, ditty, jingle, lay, song, vocalRelated Words 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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