[boo-fuh; Italian boof-fah]
- a woman who sings comic roles in opera.
- opera buffa.
Origin of buffa
< Italian; feminine of buffo
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The strict line of demarcation between opera seria and buffa did not exist in Paris.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)