- Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.
- Fitted to be sung to the lyre;hence, also,appropriate for song; suitable for or suggestive of singing; -- of music or poetry.
- expressing deep personal emotion; -- said especially of poetry which expresses the individual emotions of the poet; as, the dancer's lyrical performance."Sweet lyricsong." [Milton.]synonyms: lyric.
Etymology: L. lyricus, Gr. �: cf. F. lyrique. See Lyre