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lyrical Explained

lyrical at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


lyrical at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 beautifully expressed in words, poetry, or music: --lyrical love poetry//
2 wax lyrical: to talk about and praise something in a very eager way// --One fisherman waxed lyrical about the variety of fish in the river.// -- lyrically/-kli/ adv //

lyrical at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

105 Moby Thesaurus words for "lyrical":
Alcaic, Anacreontic, Castalian, Homeric, Hudibrastic, Pierian,
Pindaric, Theocritean, achingly sweet, agreeable,
agreeable-sounding, alto, appealing, ariose, arioso, bardic,
baritone, bass, bravura, bucolic, canorous, cantabile, catchy,
choral, choric, coloratura, didactic, dithyrambic, dramatic,
dulcet, ebullient, eclogic, ecstatic, effusive, elegiac, emotional,
encomiastic, enthusiastic, epic, euphonic, euphonious, euphonous,
exuberant, falsetto, fine-toned, golden, golden-tongued,
golden-voiced, heroic, honeyed, hymnal, idyllic, impassioned,
liturgical, lyric, melic, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellisonant,
mellow, melodic, melodious, mock-heroic, music-flowing, music-like,
musical, narrative, operatic, panegyrical, pastoral, pleasant,
pleasant-sounding, poetic, poetico-mystical, poetico-mythological,
poetico-philosophic, poetlike, psalmic, psalmodial, psalmodic,
rapturous, rhapsodic, rich, runic, sacred, sapphic, silver-toned,
silver-tongued, silver-voiced, silvery, singable, singing, skaldic,
songful, songlike, sonorous, soprano, sweet, sweet-flowing,
sweet-sounding, tenor, treble, tunable, tuneful, vocal

lyrical at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Poetry): poetic, poetical, lyric, lyrical, tuneful, epic, dithyrambic, metrical, elegiac.

lyrical at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

expressing strong emotion in an imaginative way:
a lyrical melody * He began to wax lyrical (= talk enthusiastically) about his new car.

Lyrical at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Lyric \Lyr"ic\, Lyrical \Lyr"ic*al\, a. [L. lyricus, Gr. ?: cf.
F. lyrique. See {Lyre}.]
1. Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.

2. Fitted to be sung to the lyre; hence, also, appropriate
for song; -- said especially of poetry which expresses the
individual emotions of the poet. ``Sweet lyric song.''

lyrical at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: suitable for or suggestive of singing
2: expressing deep personal emotion; "the dancer's lyrical
performance" [syn: {lyric}]

lyrical at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Appropriate for or suggestive of singing.
    1. Expressive of emotion.

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      * lyric


      Inter: trans-top » appropriate for or suggestive of singing

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    Inter: trans-top » expressive of emotion
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