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op·er·at·ics

 (ŏp′ə-răt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Exaggerated behavior of a type associated with grand opera; histrionics.

operatics

(ˌɒpəˈrætɪks)
n
the performance of operas
Translations

operatics

n sing (amateur) operaticsAmateuropern pl
References in classic literature ?
After a brief interval, she consulted a fashionable teacher of singing as to whether her voice was strong enough for the operatic stage.
Besides, the Alps and the gipsies, in common with waterfalls and ruined castles, belong to the ready-made operatic poetry of the world, from which the last thrill has long since departed.
There is where the deep ingenuity of the operatic idea is betrayed.
We touched, in our discourse, upon science, politics, natural history, and operatic singers.
It was about 1710 that the word encore was introduced at the operatic performances in the Haymarket, and very much objected to by plain- going Englishmen.