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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lyr·ic /ˈlɪrɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lyr·ic Lyr·ic·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.
 2. Fitted to be sung to the lyre; hence, also, appropriate for song; suitable for or suggestive of singing; -- of music or poetry.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lyr·ic, n.
 1. A lyric poem; a lyrical composition.
 2. A composer of lyric poems. [R.]
 3. A verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; -- used chiefly in the plural.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: expressing deep personal emotion; "the dancer's lyrical
             performance" [syn: lyrical]
      2: used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume
         and modest in range; "a lyric soprano" [ant: dramatic]
      3: relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage"
      4: of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses
         emotion (often in a songlike way); "lyric poetry"
      n 1: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his
           compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote
           both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial
           language" [syn: words, language]
      2: a short poem of songlike quality [syn: lyric poem]
      v : write lyrics for (a song)