operanoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈɒp.ər.ə/ /ˈɒp.rə/ us /ˈɑː.pɚ.ə/
"Carmen" is my favourite opera.
an opera singer
- I can only stand opera in small doses.
- If this first opera of the season is a herald of what is to come, we can expect great things.
- The Almeida theatre's recent staging of the opera had critics foaming at the mouth.
- She is one of the immortals of classical opera.
- Why is opera so inaccessible to so many people?