prima

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Prima - used primarily as eating apples
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
Adj.1.prima - indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
major - of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"
Translations
الرّاقِصَة الرَّئيسِيَّه
první baletka
førstedanserindeprima ballerina
tärkein
aîalballettdansmær
primabalerinaprimadona
primabalerīna
baş kadın dansçı

prima

(ˈpriːmə) : prima ballerina
the leading female dancer in a ballet company.
prima donna (-ˈdonə)
a leading female opera singer.
References in classic literature ?
I said to myself; 'Here is a born prima donna--I will bring her out
Our young prima donna shall come in the evening, and sing to us.
The future prima donna had done practicing her scales, and was trying her voice now in selections from Italian operas.
And then," he resumed, "shall I go to my young prima donna upstairs and leave you here alone?
This was especially the case when the pleasure was a delicate one, as his pleasures mostly were; and on this occasion the moment he looked forward to was so rare and exquisite in quality that--well, if he had timed his arrival in accord with the prima donna's stage-manager he could not have entered the Academy at a more significant moment than just as she was singing: "He loves me--he loves me not--HE LOVES ME
Raoul, of course, was the first to be astonished at the prima donna's absence.
Thursday the girls had a drive in the park, and in the evening Miss Barry took them to a concert in the Academy of Music, where a noted prima donna was to sing.
Later he met a prima donna, fell in love with and married her, forsook telephony for ballooning, and lost his life in attempting to fly across the English Channel.
There are, it seems to me, prima facie different kinds of causal laws, one belonging to physics and the other to psychology.
di Primas concluding poem in her just-released The Poetry Deal is entitled "OLD AGE: The Dilemma.
In terms of reliability, it's hard to say because we've only had the Primas for six months.