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noun as in words of a song

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Do you think that as we get older our thoughts shift to the more abstract, the music, than the definite, the lyrics?

He played it through once, singing the lyrics softly to his own guitar accompaniment.

I write the lyrics and work with Murv Douglas from Lords of Acid.

Phonetic, made-up lyrics are another venerable tradition of folk music, and “pa-rum-pa-pa-pum” is iconic of the genre.

After all, according to lyrics he once wrote, “all good cretins go to heaven.”

There are odes, lyrics, satires, songs; many very beautiful and feeling; all noble and earnest.

True hymns are sacred lyrics, and a lyric to be lyrical and heart appealing, must be inevitable.

Mirèio contains one ballad and two lyrics in a measure differing from that of the rest of the poem.

Using his pen name, "Moina," he specialized in war lyrics which were soon memorized by Southerners in general.

In June 1803 appeared a new edition of the Pleasures of Hope, which some lyrics were added.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lyrics, such as: book, libretto, lines, text, theme, and verse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.