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Meaning of OPERETTA

Pronunciation:  `âpu'retu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a short amusing opera
 

OPERETTA is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: light opera
 
 See Also: bouffe, comic opera, opera bouffe, opera comique

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Op`er*et"ta\, n. [It., dim. of opera.] (Mus.)
A short, light, musical drama.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ballad opera, ballet, ballet divertissement, Broadway musical, chorus show, comedy ballet, comic opera, dance drama, grand opera, light opera, lyric drama, minstrel, minstrel show, music drama, musical, musical comedy, musical stage, musical theater, opera, opera ballet, opera bouffe, opera buffa, Singspiel, song-and-dance act, song-play
 

 

 

 

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