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Lyrical meaning

lyrical - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.
  2. 2. Fitted to be sung to the lyre; hence, also, appropriate for song; - said especially of poetry which expresses the individual emotions of the poet.
  3. 3. Suited to be sung; appropriate for song; expressive of a poet's feeling.
  4. 4. Lyrically.

lyrical - examples of usage

  1. With respect to the present or lyrical specimens, we shall take the liberty to make a few remarks, having reference to the principles which have governed the translator in the execution of the versions; and we shall afterwards preface each poem with a few words of notice, such as may appear to be rendered necessary either by the subject or by the form of the composition itself.
  2. The former is better suited to lyrical, the latter to dramatic poetry.
  3. There was a fire in her eye, a lightness in her step; the mere thought of the glamour that was so soon to invest her household served to envelop her in an atmosphere of mental and moral elevation that can only be described as lyrical.
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