prima donna[ pree-muh don-uh, prim-uh; Italian pree-mah dawn-nah ]SEE DEFINITION OF prima donna
Synonyms for prima donna
- first lady
- lead vocalist
- leading lady
- opera singer
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRIMA DONNA
The only solo-vocalist was the prima donna par excellence, Mdlle.
“I could be Queen of England as easily as I could be a prima donna,” she said mournfully.
The tenor of the San Marco troupe rose with the prima donna.
The prima donna was singing the jewel-song from Faust, and not badly.
One prima donna, said her father, was enough for any family.
I'm a prima donna when it comes to singin' that ole favorite.
Ask one or two, please—a prima donna of some kind and a pianist, I think.
They can always count on me for anything from wardrobe mistress to prima donna.
You would have supposed them to be talking about a prima donna concert.
The prima donna dropped the bunch of roses on the seat beside her.