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operetta (ˌɒpəˈrɛtə Pronunciation for operetta

Definitions

noun

  1. a type of comic or light-hearted opera

Derived Forms

ˌoperˈettist noun

Word Origin

C18: from Italian: a small opera1

Example Sentences Including 'operetta'

`He looks, "Richard murmured, `as if he's just walked out of an operetta.
Thomas, Rosie The White Dove

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