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lyric

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪrɪk/

Translation of lyric in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (poem) poema (masculine) lírico
    Example sentences
    • And each string was a different poem, a different lyric organized around a distinct, intense emotion.
    • His verse is both metrically and formally experimental, ranging from satire to love lyric, from sonnet to verse epistle, from elegy to hymn.
    • Interpreting a poem as a symptom or instance of features of the lyric, for example, might be unsatisfactory hermeneutics but a useful contribution to poetics.
    1.2
    (lyrics plural)
    [Music/Música] letra (feminine) the lyrics of the song la letra de la canción
    Example sentences
    • She shows you lyrics and sheet music, and you quickly see why she loves Sinatra so much.
    • In the second verse, the ad leaves out some of the spoken word or background lyrics of the song.
    • The colours are bright, the music uptempo and the lyrics consistently engaging here.

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