Opera-bouffe meaning

ŏpər-ə bo͝of, ŏprə, ô-pā-rä bo͝of
A comic, often farcical opera.
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Comic, esp. farcical, opera.
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Alternative form of opera bouffe.
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A type of French comic opera, typified by everyday characters and ludicrous situations. (Often attributive.) [from 19th c.]
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Origin of opera-bouffe

  • French from Italian opera buffa opera buffa

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French opéra bouffe.

    From Wiktionary