An example of drama is Romeo and Juliet.
An example of drama is a break-up caused by the boyfriend cheating with the girlfriend's best friend.
The drama of the prisoner's escape and recapture.
A summit meeting full of drama.
Origin of drama
- Late Latin drāma drāmat- from Greek from drān to do, perform
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek δρᾶμα (drama, “an act, a theatrical act, a play”), from δράω (drao, “to act, to take action, to achieve”)