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prima donnanoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌpriː.mə ˈdɒn.ə/ us   /ˌpriː.mə ˈdɑː.nə/
prima donna-ish
adjective uk   /ˌpriː.mə ˈdɒn.ə.ɪʃ/ us   /ˌpriː.mə ˈdɑː.nə.ɪʃ/ disapproving
prima donna-ish behaviour
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prima donnanoun [C]

us   /ˈprim·əˈdɑn·ə, ˈpri·mə-/ plural prima donnas
the most important woman singing in an opera company, or disapproving a person who is difficult to please and who expects to be treated better than anyone else: The performance was met with enough applause to please the most demanding prima donna.
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