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Noun: prima donna  ,pree-mu'dó-nu
  1. A vain and temperamental person
    - princess
     
  2. A distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star
    "The prima donna swept into the room";
    - diva

Derived forms: prima donnas

Type of: disagreeable person, opera star, operatic star, unpleasant person

Encyclopedia: Prima donna