Lyric and Words

Lyric

Lyric noun - The text of a popular song or musical-comedy number.
Usage example: his compositions always started with the lyrics

Words is a synonym for lyric in libretto topic. In some cases you can use "Words" instead a noun "Lyric", when it comes to topics like verses set to music. popular alternative

Words

Words noun - The text of a popular song or musical-comedy number.
Usage example: he wrote both words and music
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Synonyms for Words

Lyric is a synonym for words in libretto topic. You can use "Lyric" instead a noun "Words", if it concerns topics such as verses set to music. popular alternative

Both words in one sentence

  • Bollywood / Dil Se Shout-Out: The Item Number "Chaiya Chaiya" is based off an Urdu poem, and even the lyric "Her words are like Urdu poetry" is a reference to this.
  • Gratuitous English: "Oh Baby" and "Baby Blue" (see below) are titled in English, and have those words as part of the lyric, but are otherwise in German.
  • Gag Sub The lyric "You're gonna sing the words wrong" becomes "you gone and sank the world's wolf"
    Source: Gag Sub
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