Definition of diva
Examples of diva in a Sentence
the reigning diva of daytime television
Recent Examples of diva from the Web
The dive bombers McClusky led that day in the Battle of Midway helped to gut the Imperial Japanese Navy and turned the tide of the war in the Pacific in the Allies’ favor after a string of defeats following the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Late in the year, when Ms. Stein was on the verge of taking a new job, back in New York, the two went to a dive bar in Las Vegas run by one of his friends.
Much of her coming of age took place at The Waterfront, a gay dive bar in Hialeah.
Off the Amalfi Coast, cameras capture Schnabel, still a surfer, in a high dive into the Mediterranean.
The dive teams from Leeds Fire and Rescue and Pell City Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the scene.
DIVAs is administered by the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.
Give Solarte credit for his dive across the dirt and throw from his knees to get the second out of the seventh inning and, most importantly, keep a runner at third.
The roller coaster outlook of corporate credit managers took a dive in May, reaching its lowest level since November.
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Origin and Etymology of diva
Italian, literally, goddess, from Latin, feminine of divus divine, god — more at deity
First Known Use: 1883
DIVA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diva for English Language Learners
: the main female singer in an opera company
: a famous and successful woman who is very attractive and fashionable; especially : an attractive and successful female performer or celebrity
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