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Wordnet 3.0


1. suitable for or suggestive of singing;

2. expressing deep emotion;
- Example: "the dancer's lyrical performance"
[syn: lyric, lyrical]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. Fitted to be sung to the lyre; hence, also, appropriate for song; suitable for or suggestive of singing; -- of music or poetry. [1913 Webster] 3. expressing deep personal emotion; -- said especially of poetry which expresses the individual emotions of the poet; as, the dancer's lyrical performance. "Sweet lyric song." --Milton. Syn: lyric. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lyrical adj 1: suitable for or suggestive of singing 2: expressing deep emotion; "the dancer's lyrical performance" [syn: lyric, lyrical]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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