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buffa

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Italian. See buffo and buffoon.

NounEdit

buffa (plural buffas)

  1. (music) The comic actress in an opera.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

buffa

  1. feminine singular of buffo

VerbEdit

buffa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of buffare
  2. second-person singular imperative of buffare

MalteseEdit

NounEdit

buffa f (plural buffi)

  1. clown (female)

Related termsEdit


SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin būfo "toad"

NounEdit

buffa m (plural buffi)

  1. a toad