operetta

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Borrowed from Italian operetta.

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operetta (plural operettas)

  1. (music) A lighter version of opera with a frivolous story and spoken dialogue. [from 18th c.]

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From opera +‎ -etta, literally a "little opera".

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Noun[edit]

operetta f (plural operette)

  1. operetta
    da operettacomedy (relational); frivolous

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  • English: operetta