operatic


op·er·at·ic

adjective \ˌä-pə-ˈra-tik\

Definition of OPERATIC

1
:  of or relating to opera
2
:  grand, dramatic, or romantic in style or effect
op·er·at·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of OPERATIC

  1. <the fall of the scandal-ridden government seemed operatic in its scope and consequences>

First Known Use of OPERATIC

1749

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