English dictionary definition of:



  • the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
  • a short poem of songlike quality


  • write lyrics for (a song)


  • used of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range
  • relating to or being musical drama
  • of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way)
  • expressing deep emotion


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Short /i/ spelled y: Set 1 and learn about the word lyric in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for lyric

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 00:46:00 on 13-03-20

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