Definitions for operaˈɒp ər ə, ˈɒp rə
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a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
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opera, opera house(noun)
a building where musical dramas are performed
A theatrical work combining drama, music, song and sometimes dance.
The score for such a work.
A building designed for the performance of such works; an opera house.
A company dedicated to performing such works.
Any showy, melodramatic or unrealistic production resembing an opera.
A collection of work (plural of opus).
Plural form of opus.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a drama set to music and acted and sung to the accompaniment of a full orchestra, of which there are several kinds according as they are grave, comic, or romantic.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. Forerunner of the phonograph. 2. A rendezvous for the bored.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A drama that has taken on airs and refuses to speak, yet always sings its own praises. =GRAND OPERA= An excuse for displaying several boxes of jewelry and peaches with pedigrees.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'opera' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3988
Rank popularity for the word 'opera' in Nouns Frequency: #1528
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Bed is the poor man's opera.
The opera isn't over till the fat lady sings.
A Librettist is a mere drudge in the world of opera.
How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.
I'm not an opera singer but I am pretty good at singing, I think.
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Translations for opera
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- أ وبراArabic
- c'hoarigan, c'hoarigandiBreton
- Oper, OpernhausGerman
- opero, operejo, opera domoEsperanto
- ooppera, oopperataloFinnish
- 歌劇, オペラ, 歌劇団Japanese
- opera, operteātrisLatvian
- о̏пера, ȍperaSerbo-Croatian
- operahus, operaSwedish
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