Definition of Operatic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of opera.

Derivative terms: Opera, Opera
Partainyms: Opera



Definition of Operatic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the opera or to operas; characteristic of, or resembling, the opera.

Definition of Operatic

1. Adjective. Of, related to, or typical of opera. ¹

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Definition of Operatic

1. the technique of staging operas [n -S]

Operatic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Operatic

operand
operanda
operands
operandum
operant
operant behaviour
operant conditioning
operantly
operants
operas
operate
operate on
operated
operatee
operates
operatic (current term)
operatic star
operatical
operatically
operatics
operating
operating(a)
operating-room
operating-system
operating-theatre
operating budget
operating capability
operating capital
operating concept
operating cost

Literary usage of Operatic

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1. Before the Footlights and Behind the Scenes: a Book about "the Show Business by Olive Logan (1870)
"An operatic Rehearsal.—Rachel and La Marsellaise.—Music as a Medicine.—An Orchestra consisting of a Single Violin. About everything pertaining to the opera, ..."

2. Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 by Hermann Klein (1903)
"CHAPTER XIX operatic retrogression—The seasons of 1898, 1899, and 1900— Purchase of the Covent Garden lease—The "Perosi craze "— Final remarks on the Harris ..."

3. A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel (1919)
""Madame Sans-Ge'ne " is an operatic version of the drama which Sardou developed out of a little one-act play dealing with a partly fictitious, ..."

4. Vocalism, Its Structure and Culture from an English Standpoint by William Hammond Breare (1904)
"operatic VOCALISM TTHE operatic stage offers little that is in- ... By the term "operatic stage" I refer to the strenuous methods of grand opera. ..."

5. The Musical World (1882)
"The number of Italian operatic companies now performing in foreign countries ... Five singers engaged by a well-known operatic impresario for a tour through ..."

6. The Story of Opera by Ernest Markham Lee (1909)
"So that we have to wait for some years before we find any notable name in France so far as operatic development is concerned. Rameau is the next composer to ..."

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