Translation of "melodrama" - English-Spanish dictionary

melodrama

noun uk /ˈmel.əˌdrɑː.mə/

a story, play, or film in which the characters show stronger emotions than real people usually do

melodrama
a television melodrama
mainly UK The car’s hardly damaged – there’s no need to make a melodrama out of it (= make the situation more important than it is).

(Translation of “melodrama” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

melodrama

noun /ˈmelədraːmə/

a (type of) play in which emotions and the goodness or wickedness of the characters are exaggerated greatly

melodrama
Some critics prefer the playwright’s earlier melodramas.

(an example of) behaviour/behavior similar to a play of this sort

melodrama
He makes a melodrama out of everything that happens.
melodramatic /-drəˈmӕ-/ adjective

melodramático
a melodramatic outburst of emotion.
melodramatically adverb

con dramatismo

(Translation of “melodrama” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)