lyrist

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

lyre +‎ -ist

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyrist (plural lyrists)

  1. (music) A person who plays the lyre.
    • 2009 March 2, The New York Times, “New CDs”, New York Times:
      On “Kabibi” he connects breezily with the Tanzanian singer and thumb pianist Anania Ngoliga; on “Pakugyenda Balebauo,” also in Tanzania, he trades phrases with a lyrist named Warema Masiaga Cha Cha. The title track, which Mr. Fleck wrote in his own style, features the Malian ngoni players Bassekou Kouyate and Haruna Samake.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyrist (plural lyrists)

  1. (music) lyricist
  2. A lyrical poet