Definition of diva
- … if a team asks me to play somewhere else, I'm not going to be a diva about it.
- —Ettore Lattanzio
- a fashion diva
- pop divas
the reigning diva of daytime television
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: 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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to pay off by making regular payments
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