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One entry found for prima donna.
Main Entry: pri·ma don·na
Pronunciation: secondarystressprim-schwa-primarystressdän-schwa, secondarystresspremacron-mschwa-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural prima donnas
Etymology: Italian, literally, "first lady"; prima from Latin prima, a feminine form of primus "first," donna from Latin domina "lady, mistress," a feminine form of dominus "master" --related to DAME, PRIME
1 : a principal female singer in an opera or concert organization
2 : a person who is easily hurt or upset or is stuck-up

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