operetta

noun op·er·et·ta \ ˌä-pə-ˈre-tə \
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

Definition of operetta

: a usually romantic comic opera that includes songs and dancing

operettist

play \ˌä-pə-ˈre-tist\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of operetta

Italian, diminutive of opera


OPERETTA Defined for English Language Learners

operetta

Definition of operetta for English Language Learners

  • : a usually short and funny opera that includes dancing


OPERETTA Defined for Kids

operetta

noun op·er·et·ta \ ˌä-pə-ˈre-tə \

Definition of operetta for Students

: a funny play set to music with speaking, singing, and dancing scenes


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