Definition of diva noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

diva

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdiːvə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdiːvə//
 
Celebrity news, People in the music world
 
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a famous woman singer, especially an opera singer Wordfinderaria, chorus, coloratura, diva, libretto, opera, orchestra pit, recitative, score, surtitles See related entries: Celebrity news, People in the music world Word Origin late 19th cent.: via Italian from Latin, literally ‘goddess’.
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