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Definition of "lied" []

  • A German art song for solo voice and piano. (noun)
  • Any of various musical settings for solo voice and piano of a romantic or lyrical poem, for which composers such as Schubert, Schumann, and Wolf are famous (noun)

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Use "lied" in a sentence
  • "I think the label lied to me cuz this sh*t is crazyyy!!"
  • "Palin lied when she repeatedly claimed to have said, "Thanks, but no thanks" to the Bridge to Nowhere; in fact, she openly campaigned for the federal project when running for governor."
  • "Palin lied when she wrote in the NYT that a comprehensive review by Alaska wildlife officials showed that polar bears were not endangered; in fact, email correspondence between those scientists showed the opposite."