bouffe


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bouffe

 (bo͞of)
[Short for opéra bouffe.]

bouffe

(buːf)
n
(Music, other) See opéra bouffe
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bouffe - opera with a happy ending and in which some of the text is spoken
opera - a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
light opera, operetta - a short amusing opera
References in classic literature ?
I know it's disgraceful, but I go to sleep at the opera, and I sit out the opera bouffe to the last minute, and enjoy it.
Albert had never been able to endure the Italian theatres, with their orchestras from which it is impossible to see, and the absence of balconies, or open boxes; all these defects pressed hard on a man who had had his stall at the Bouffes, and had shared a lower box at the Opera.
La dette a atteint des plafonds inedits et bouffe plus de 70 % du PIB et la conjoncture locale rend plus difficile, tres difficile, le recours a d'autres credits, qui plus est, ne serviraient que des salaires toujours plus importants et les devises ne representent qu'un peu plus de 2 mois d'importations en produits essentiels.
Here, it seemed, was the opera bouffe climax of Trump's campaign against the media, a bizarro-world spectacle that both encapsulated and parodied the president's animus toward a major democratic institution.
Mais Simon AaAaAeA@tait aussi un bon vivant qui aimait la bonne bouffe les choses gaies de la vie, dira encore Hatimi.
The play is inspired by Marco Ferreri's 1973 film La Grande Bouffe, which centers around a group of friends who plan to eat themselves to death.
La Grande Bouffe is a vulgar cult movie classic about a group of friends setting out to eat themselves to death.
The landings themselves all too often have been presented as hinting of a Kabuki production, if not of opera bouffe, with a few desultory shots fired to assuage Gallic honor, followed by capitulation.
Les meilleurs camions de bouffe de rue seront prets a vous offrir aliments et boissons a quelques pas de Sugar Beach.
Le tout donne lieu a des mouvements qui paraissent reveler le veritable etat emotif des participants; avec leur corps, ils entrent en contact les uns avec les autres, se bousculent quelque peu, heurtant les sacs d'epicerie qui semblaient laisser presager une reunion sociale autour d'une bonne bouffe.
Un piece de tout bon - a bit of alright | Moitie riz, moitie frites (sans os) - 'Alf 'n' 'alf (off the bone) Real French slang by Lindsey Davies | Le mec - bloke | La meuf - girl | Le flic - policeman | La bouffe - food | Le fric - money | Je suis fauche - I'm broke | Le resto - restaurant | Ca gaze, les potes?
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