libretto Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “libretto” in the English Dictionary

"libretto" in British English

See all translations

librettonoun [C]

uk   /lɪˈbret.əʊ/  us   /-ˈbret̬.oʊ/ (plural libretti or librettos) specialized
the words that are ​sung or ​spoken in a ​musicalwork for the ​theatre
(Definition of libretto from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"libretto" in American English

See all translations

librettonoun [C]

 us   /ləˈbret̬·oʊ/ (plural librettos)
music the words that are ​sung or ​spoken in an ​opera or ​similarmusicalperformance
(Definition of libretto from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “libretto”
in Chinese (Simplified) (歌剧或音乐剧的)歌词…
in Chinese (Traditional) (歌劇或音樂劇的)歌詞…
What is the pronunciation of libretto?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

SMART Thesaurus: Opera

“libretto”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day