Definition of Lyric poem
1. Noun. A short poem of songlike quality.
Generic synonyms: Poem, Verse Form
Specialized synonyms: Ode
Terms within: Strophe, Antistrophe
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Literary usage of Lyric poem
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1. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"She spoke many languages, and composed lyric poem*, published in three volumes in 1833 ... lyric poem ..."
2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1785)
"... a lyric poem. 4/0. u. 6</. K ear/ley. This is another tale, and probably equally founded in faft, but not fo well related. ..."
3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"-runo lyric (poem); song, -runous lyric(al) poetry, -soura (myos:) glee-club, choral society (1. union), -taide art of singing. -taito ability to sing, ..."
4. A Grammar of the English Language by Samuel Stillman Greene (1873)
"Ex.—Shakspeare's Plays. 4. A lyric poem is an ode or song set to music, and, in modern times, an expression of the individual emotions of the poet. ..."