What is another word for lyrics?

Pronunciation: [lˈɪɹɪks] (IPA)

Lyrics are a vital component of music, often capturing the feelings and experiences of a particular time, place, or emotion. Synonyms for the word "lyrics" include words like words, verses, poetry, text, and prose. These terms allude to the way in which lyrics function as a narrative or story told through music. Additional synonyms for lyrics may include ballads, stanzas, lines, or refrains. Each of these terms provides a different way of understanding and framing the words and language that accompany a musical composition. Ultimately, the synonym for "lyrics" used may depend on the context in which the particular piece of music is being discussed or analyzed.

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What are the hypernyms for Lyrics?

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Usage examples for Lyrics

A little poem, poor, like all Alfieri's lyrics, written about this time, and complaining of having to see a beautiful pure rose dragged through ignoble filth, shows that Alfieri, like most poetical minds, resented the vulgar and the disgusting much more than he would have resented what one may call clean tragedy.
"The Countess of Albany"
Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
But Sheffield at that time was quite impervious to the subtle influences which had inspired music-hall song writers to pour forth patriotic lyrics; which had adorned the button-holes of sober citizens with miniature Union Jacks.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon"
Sax Rohmer
Very few of the lyrics of Pushkin have been included, for the reason that the great founder of Russian poetry has been more widely translated than any other Russian poet, and is therefore available in several languages.
"Russian Lyrics"
Translated by Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi

Famous quotes with Lyrics

  • I thinks it really interesting how they throw the world music samples in there. I often wonder what it would be like to do something like that, but use my lyrics and my kind of style.
    Marc Almond
  • I get even more nervous singing when everyone's fallen silent, but I really try to communicate the meaning of the lyrics, and there's people there listening to that, and if they're moved by it, then I'm moved as well.
    Namie Amuro
  • For several centuries what has passed for song in literary circles was any text that looked like the lyrics for a commonplace melodic setting.
    David Antin
  • If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life.
    Billie Joe Armstrong
  • I really wanted to work hard on my lyrics.
    Brody Armstrong

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