Meaning of comic opera
- a diverting opera with spoken dialogue and a happy ending.
- the tradition or genre of such operas.
Pronunciation: (kom'ik op'ur-u, -op'ru), [key]
- comically vainglorious; having farcically self-important aspects: a comic-opera army, proud in its ceremonial splendor but inept on the battlefield.
- comic opera (Thesaurus)