Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
melodrama

mel·o·dra·ma

melodrama

 
 
pronunciation:
me l dra m
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a drama, or type of drama, characterized by exaggeration in the writing, production, and acting, and including much suspense and sentimentality.
definition 2: behavior or events with similarly exaggerated features or effects.
Whereas your divorce was a relatively calm and undramatic affair, theirs was a bitter melodrama.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature