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See also: buffò
buffo (plural buffos)
- (music) A comic singer, particularly in comic opera
2007, January 27, “Vivien Schweitzer”, in Young Lovers, a Vespa and a Frolic by Rossini:
- Signor Bruschino was updated from a generic buffo character to an oily, scholarly-looking, suit-clad neurotic, excellently acted and sung by Marco Nistico.