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1. opera

noun. ['ˈɑːprə'] a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes.

Synonyms

  • supertitle
  • classical music
  • bouffe
  • aria
  • act
  • grand opera
  • opera comique
  • comic opera
  • opera bouffe
  • serious music
  • musical drama
  • classical

Antonyms

  • underact
  • fail
  • nonclassical
  • nonstandard

Etymology

  • opera (Italian)
  • opera (Latin)

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2. comic

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmɪk'] arousing or provoking laughter.

Synonyms

  • amusing
  • funny
  • mirthful
  • humorous
  • risible
  • humourous
  • comical

Antonyms

  • keep
  • wise
  • uninteresting
  • familiar

Etymology

  • comicus (Latin)
  • κωμικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. opera

noun. ['ˈɑːprə'] a building where musical dramas are performed.

Synonyms

  • theater
  • opera house
  • theatre

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • activity
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • opera (Italian)
  • opera (Latin)

4. comic

noun. ['ˈkɑːmɪk'] a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts.

Synonyms

  • performing artist
  • performer
  • gagman
  • merry andrew
  • clown
  • top banana
  • comedian
  • joker
  • buffoon
  • comedienne
  • standup comedian
  • goof
  • jokester

Antonyms

  • well
  • joyless
  • displeasing
  • unfunny

Etymology

  • comicus (Latin)
  • κωμικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word comic-opera


1. Noun Phrase
In "The Mikado," a comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, a westernized version of fan dancing is performed both by the ladies of the chorus and by the heroine.

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