"diva" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term diva mean?

"Diva" is a term borrowed from Italian and originally derived from the Latin word "divus," which means "divine." It refers to a highly accomplished and celebrated female singer, particularly in the world of opera or popular music. Over time, the term has expanded to denote a woman who possesses exceptional talent, charisma, or demanding behavior.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "diva":
  • The renowned soprano captivated the audience with her breathtaking performance, showcasing why she is considered a true diva of the opera world.
  • The pop star's extravagant demands and high-maintenance attitude earned her a reputation as a diva in the music industry.
  • Her commanding stage presence, powerful vocals, and remarkable artistry have established her as a rising diva in the contemporary music scene.
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