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British Dictionary definitions for divo


noun plural -vos or -vi (Italian -vi)
  1. a highly distinguished male singer

Word Origin

C21: Italian, masculine form of diva
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Examples from the Web for divo

Historical Examples

  • I didn't see him; Mrs. Milray is not he'a; they ah' divo'ced.

    Ragged Lady, Complete

    William Dean Howells

  • He is very jealous of Divo Pan, and if he hears you praising him, will do something to you.

    My Friend Prospero

    Henry Harland

  • But the musician with the harp was really Divo Apollone himself; disguised.

    My Friend Prospero

    Henry Harland

  • If a justice of the peace can marry a couple, it's plain that he is bound to be able to divo'ce 'em.

  • "There's others wanted a divo'ce," said Ariela, speaking to the wooden stool.

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