Complete Definition of "diva"

English

Etymology
From It. diva#Italian|diva (âdiva, goddessâ), from Latin diva#Latin|diva (âgoddessâ), female of divus (âdivine, divine oneâ).

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËvÉ|-iËvÉ

Noun
en-noun|pldive|pl2divas

  1. prima donna, the principal female singer of an opera company, or opera star.
  2. A principal female in some other field, e.g. a prima ballerina.
  3. Any female celebrity, usually a well known pop singer.
  4. A person who considers herself (or by extension himself) much more important than others, has high expectations of others and becomes angry when their standards or demands are not met.

Translations
trans-top|opera star
Hungarian: t|hu|díva
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trans-top|a principal female in some other field
Hungarian: t|hu|díva
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trans-top|any female celebrity
Hungarian: t|hu|díva
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trans-top|a person who considers herself much more important than others
Hungarian: t|hu|díva
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ttbc|Dutch: diva f
ttbc|French: diva f
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ttbc|German: Diva f (1,3,4)
ttbc|Italian: diva f
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References
Websters
EtymOnLine? 1

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


Italian

Noun
it-noun|div|f|a|e (Masculine: divo)

  1. goddess
  2. star (female, especially a singer)

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