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n. pl. di·vas or di·ve (-vā)
1. An operatic prima donna.
2. A very successful singer of nonoperatic music: a jazz diva.
3. Slang One who demands that attention be paid to his or her needs, especially without regard to anyone else's needs or feelings.
n, pl -vas or -ve (-vɪ)
(Classical Music) a highly distinguished female singer; prima donna
[C19: via Italian from Latin: a goddess, from dīvus divine]
pri•ma don•na(ˌpri mə ˈdɒn ə, ˌprɪm ə)
n., pl. prima don•nas.
1. a first or principal female singer of an opera company.
2. a vain, temperamental person who expects privileged treatment.