Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

melodramatics

play
noun plural but singular or plural in construction melo·dra·mat·ics \-tiks\

Simple Definition of melodramatics

  • : extremely dramatic or emotional behavior : melodramatic behavior

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of melodramatics

  1. :  melodramatic conduct or writing

1879

First Known Use of melodramatics

1879


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up melodramatics? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to work hard

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

oily maudlin prompt angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ